This week I have played a bit with XML-Publisher. The goal was take some reports and try to migrate them to XML-Publisher version. Yesterday I posted a blog about how you can setup a matrix report using the proper tags and references. I must say I was very content that it was possible and although it took me some time. After I accomplished the matrix layout the next question came up. How can I display the input parameters of the report in my report?
It is a very small trick you should understand. first you have to create a declaration and reference to your parameter in your report. Let us asume that my report accepts as input the parameter P_SUBMISSION_ID.
You create a tag in your RTF file with the following syntax:
We can now reference the parameter in our report by the syntax:
This will result in the following layout: