PeopleSoft XML Publisher for Rel 8.50

Course Fees: $2684.00 excl. GST
Printed Manual: $0.00 excl. GST
Course Duration: 2 days
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XML Publisher for PeopleSoft Enterprise is a template-based reporting solution that separates the data extraction process from the report layout and allows the reuse of extracted application data into multiple report layouts.


This course is designed for developers and power users who will be creating and maintaining custom reports. Students will learn how to create report templates and sub-templates, define reports including bursting and translations, as well as the various methods of running and viewing reports. 


Learn To:
Identify data source, Create template, Define XML Publisher report, Run XML Publisher report, Run report using PeopleCode

Reports Developer

Technical Consultant

PeopleSoft Query Reporting Rel 8.50, Experience with relational databases, Experience with report writing techniques

Course Objectives

  • Set up XML Publisher for PeopleSoft applications
  • Create and register data source
  • Create templates
  • Define XML Publisher reports
  • Run and view XML Publisher reports
  • Describe XML Publisher

Technology Overview

Describing XML Publisher

Describing XML Publisher Phases

Describing Optional Features


Setting Up XML Publisher

Defining XML Publisher Settings

Setting Up XML Publisher Permissions

Setting Up Report Manager

Defining Report Categories

Downloading Design Plug-ins


Creating and Registering Data Sources

Describing Data Sources

Identifying or Creating the Source of Your Report Data

Registering Data Sources


Creating Templates

Describing Template Types

Creating RFT Templates

Designing RTF Templates

Creating and Maintaining Reusable Sub-Template Definitions

Working with PDF Files


Defining XML Publisher Reports

Describing Report Definitions

Creating a Report Definition

Creating a Report Definition Based on PDF Template

Bursting Reports

Using Content Library

Maintaining Template Translations


Running and Viewing Reports

Running Reports in Query Report Viewer

Scheduling PS Query Reports

Locating and Viewing XML Publisher Reports

Running Reports Using PeopleCode

Running Reports from Application Engine