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New Features for Oracle BI EE 11g Release 1 (

This section describes new features for Oracle BI EE 11g Release 1 ( It contains the following topics:

New Features for

New features in Oracle BI EE 11g Release 1 ( include:

Enhancements to Views

This release includes enhancements to various view types, including those in the following list:

Enhancement to Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management

This releases includes the following enhancements to Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management:

Target Settings Functionality For KPIs

This release includes target settings functionality for KPIs. Target settings allow the content designer to mark a KPI's Actual Value and Target Value fields as writeable. The end user with the proper privileges and security settings can then modify and save the KPI's actual and target values. This feature is for Oracle Essbase data sources, only. For more information, see "What Are Target Settings?"

New Features for

New features in Oracle BI EE 11g Release 1 ( include:

Auto-Complete Functionality for Prompts

This release contains auto-complete functionality for prompts. When enabled by the administrator, auto-complete suggests and highlights matching prompt values as the user types in the prompt selection field. Auto-complete can be excluded or included on dashboards, and users can turn auto-complete off for their accounts. For more information, see "What Is Auto-Complete?"

Optional Apply and Reset Buttons for Prompts

You can show or hide a prompt's apply and reset buttons. If the designer chooses to hide the apply button, then the specified prompt value is immediately applied to the dashboard or analysis. For more information, see "Dashboard builder," "Dashboard Properties dialog," and "Edit Page Settings dialog."

Miscellaneous Prompts Enhancements

The following prompts enhancements were added:


This release introduces Favorites, which allows you to bookmark as favorites the catalog objects that you view regularly or want to view again at another time. You can use the "Manage Favorites dialog" to organize your favorites into categories, and you can view your favorites list and open your favorite objects from the global header's Favorites menu. For more information, see "What Are Favorites?"

Customizable Global Header and Get Started .... Section of the Home Page

The order of the links on the global header can now be customized, and links to external locations can be added to the global header. The Get Started... section of the home page can also be customized to meet the informational needs of the users. The Administrator implements these customizations and when users log into Oracle BI EE, they see these customizations. For more information, see "What Is the Oracle BI EE Global Header?" and "Home page."

Oracle BI Client Installer Option Added to the Home Page

A link to the Oracle BI Client Installer has been added to the Download BI Desktop Tools option, which is located in the Get Started... section of the Home Page. User's with the proper privilege can click this option to download and install the Business Intelligence Administration Tool and the Oracle Business Intelligence Job Manager. For more information, see "Home page."

Integrated Full-Text Search Capabilities

This release provides a fully integrated full-text search. This search is available after the administrator integrates Oracle BI Enterprise Edition with Oracle Secure Enterprise Search. This method of searching allows the user to find objects by searching on their attributes such as author and column name. For more information, see "Full-Text Catalog Search."

Ability to Set Accessibility Mode in the Sign In Page

In this release, the "Sign In page" has been enhanced to include the Accessibility Mode box, which allows you to specify whether you want content for Oracle BI EE to be rendered in a browser in a way that facilitates the use of a screen reader. For more information, see "Signing In to Oracle BI Enterprise Edition."

Enhancement to Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management

This release includes the addition of a strategy contribution wheel visualization of a strategy tree, which allows you to view an objective and its supporting child objectives and KPIs hierarchically in a circular diagram. For more information, see "Understanding a Strategy Contribution Wheel Diagram."

Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile

Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile is now documented in User's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile for Apple iOS.

Enhancements to Map Views

In this release, map views have been enhanced in various ways:

Enhancements to Selections

The release includes the following enhancement to selections:

Enhancements to Views

This release includes the following enhancements to views:

Enhancements to Tables and Pivot Tables

In this release, tables and pivot tables have been enhanced to allow you to:

BI Composer Enhancements

This release includes the following enhancements to BI Composer: