Oracle Discoverer Desktop for End Users

2 Day Course
Code ODE

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


The Oracle Discoverer Desktop for End Users training course introduces the end user to the Oracle Discoverer Tool for processing workbooks.  It introduces the concept of the Oracle Discoverer End User Layer (EUL) and how, by building and manipulating workbooks, they can perform analysis of the data sources at their disposal.

The delegates will practise:

  • Creating Workbooks and Worksheets
  • Creating Table and Crosstab layouts
  • Formatting Worksheets
  • Using Graphs
  • Using the Data Analysis tools
  • Scheduling Workbooks
  • Using the Scheduling Manager
  • Using the Command Line Interface
  • Using Discoverer Plus
  • Using Discoverer Viewer

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What is Oracle Discoverer? (4 topics)

  • Overview of Oracle Discoverer
  • Oracle Discoverer Components
  • Connecting to Oracle Discoverer
  • Workbooks and Worksheets

Workbook Basics (5 topics)

  • The Discoverer Workbook Window
  • The Button Bars
  • Displaying Data
  • Selecting Worksheet Sections
  • Viewing Pages

Workbook Formatting (4 topics)

  • Re-Ordering and Resizing Columns
  • Formatting Headings and Data
  • Using Graphic Bars
  • Worksheet Titles

Creating a Workbook (6 topics)

  • Overview of Workbook Creation
  • Adding a Table Layout Worksheet
  • Adding a Crosstab Layout Worksheet
  • Page-Detail Worksheets
  • Duplicating Sheets
  • Worksheet Management

Conditions (3 topics)

  • Creating and Editing a Condition
  • Creating and Using Parameters
  • Advanced Conditions

Counts and Calculations (3 topics)

  • Creating COUNTS on a worksheet
  • Creating and Editing Calculations
  • Introduction to Oracle functions

Graphing Your Data (6 topics)

  • Overview of Graphs in Oracle Discoverer Worksheets
  • The Graph Tool Bar
  • Creating a Graph
  • Modifying a Graph
  • Reference Lines and Pull-Outs
  • Rotating a Graph

Workbook Manipulation (3 topics)

  • Pivoting Data
  • Drilling into Data
  • Sorting Data

Data Analysis Tools (5 topics)

  • Overview of the Data Analysis Tools
  • Creating and Editing a Total
  • Creating and Editing a Percentage
  • Formatting Exceptions
  • Note - in practice this session may start on the first day

Reports (3 topics)

  • Printed Reports
  • Scheduled Reports
  • Using the Scheduling Manager

Advanced Features (3 topics)

  • Subqueries
  • Correlating a Subquery
  • Setting Oracle Discoverer Options

Analytical Functions (3 topics)

  • Introduction - Analytical Functions and their Purpose
  • Examples of Analytical Functions
  • Creating Calculations using Analytical Functions

Discoverer and the Web (5 topics)

  • Overview of Discoverer on the Web
  • Discoverer on the Web components
  • Accessing Oracle Discoverer Workbooks
  • Running Oracle Discoverer Plus for the first time
  • Maintaining Discoverer Preferences

Discoverer and the Web using 10gAS (4 topics)

  • Accessing the connections page
  • Creating Private Connections
  • Using Oracle Discoverer Plus
  • Using Oracle Discoverer Viewer

Discoverer and the Web using 9iAS (4 topics)

  • Accessing the connections page
  • Creating Private Connections
  • Using Oracle Discoverer Plus
  • Using Oracle Discoverer Viewer


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