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Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g: A Hands-On Tutorial by Adrian Ward, Haroun Khan, Christian Screen

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Actions

So, we have covered agents in OBIEE. Now, we can move onto actions, which are a major enhancement in OBIEE 11g. These can be actions or processes initiated within OBIEE that navigate to other areas or invoke external systems. With this, you can utilize OBIEE as part of your full business workflow.

We will go through a couple of examples of basic navigation using actions. Then, we will briefly talk about the possibilities that exist in invoking other system functions.

BI navigation

The most basic action is that of navigating from one OBIEE object to another. We have already covered drilling using RPD hierarchies and Master-detail linking in the previous chapter. Both of these types of behavior can be changed for a column heading or value ...

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