Just a quick post today.
I've had a few emails asking how we test eText templates.
Rather than using the Word Plug in to preview the result, you test eText templates using the 'Template Viewer' included with the BIP desktop toolkit.
From the Windows Start menu, click on : All Programs, Oracle BI Publisher Desktop, Template Viewer:
Once the Template Viewer is open:
- select your working directory i.e. the folder containing your eText template and preview XML data
- change the output format to eText :
and then click on the button 'Start Processing' to view the generated text file with Unix / Linux line endings: