Oracle Discoverer Plus for End Users

2 Day Course
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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


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

Whilst Discoverer provides both Client and Web based tools, the web based tool Discoverer Plus is the primary tool used throughout the course.


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 Discoverer Viewer

Target Audience

Anyone who wishes to use Oracle Discoverer to analyse data.

Additional Information

  • Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
  • Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.

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

Workbook Formatting (3 topics)

  • Re-ordering and Resizing Columns
  • Formatting Headings and Data
  • 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 (5 topics)

  • Overview of Graphs in Discoverer Worksheets
  • The Graph Tool Bar
  • Creating a Graph
  • Modifying a Graph
  • Drilling in 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
  • Conditional Formatting with 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 (1 topic)

  • Discoverer Options

Analyctic Functions (3 topics)

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

Discoverer Viewer (3 topics)

  • Overview of Oracle Discoverer on the Web
  • Creating Private Connections
  • Using Oracle Discoverer Viewer


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