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Reuse existing CAST delivery output

Note about Oracle Reports

Reuse existing CAST delivery output

This option enables you to package output from the standalone CAST Oracle Forms Extractor. This option requires you to input the location of a .uaxdirectory file that was created by the standalone CAST Oracle Forms Extractor:

Note that the Oracle Reports files (.rex) should be placed in the same folder as the output from the standalone CAST Oracle Forms Extractor and delivered together. The CAST Delivery Manager Tool is capable of distinguishing them.

Note about Oracle Reports
  • When you need to deliver Oracle Reports, the CAST Delivery Manager Tool can only handle .rex files. If you have Oracle Reports .rdf files and would like to include them in the delivery, you can convert them to .rex files as follows:

Example script for rwconverter.exe:

@@Echo onREM set the REPORTS_PATH Oracle Environment Variable to point to the reports and templates required by rwconverter.exe. This environment variable isREM used to locate reports and external objects that you use in your reports, such as PL/SQL libraries, external queries, and external boilerplate.REM see https://docs.oracle.com/cd/B14099_19/bi.1012/b14048/pbr_rfap.htm#i648209 for more information.set REPORTS_PATH=<path_to_reports>;<path_to_dependencies>REM change directories and move to the location of your *.rdf filescd D:\path_to\some_folder\REM loop through all .rdf files in the current folder and convert into .rex filesfor %%f in (*.rdf) do C:\path_to\rwconverter.exe source=%%f userid=<userid> stype=rdffile dtype=rexfile dest=..\rex1%%f.rex batch=yespause

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