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Pro Oracle Application Express by Scott Spendolini, John Edward Scott

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CHAPTER 7Reports and Charts

Many applications need the ability to display information to the end user in the form of a report or a chart. Fortunately, APEX makes this extremely easy, allowing you to create reports and charts out of the box. APEX provides an assortment of ready-made report and chart types, and you can customize them in many ways.

Reports

You might think of reports as a simple way to present record information in a tabular format. You would certainly be correct, but reports are much more flexible than that. In APEX, you have complete control over how the report is processed and presented, which means that you can create some really advanced reports.

Looking at the home page of the Buglist application, you can see the report that ...

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