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How To Reference and Display Oracle Business Intelligence Repository and Session Variables In Oracle Analytics Data Visualization (Doc ID 2436328.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2023

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12g]
Oracle Analytics Desktop - Version 5.6.0 and later
Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service - Version 17.4.5 to 17.4.5 [Release 17]
Oracle Analytics Cloud - Classic - Version 105.6.0 and later
Oracle Analytics Server - Version 5.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



Update: Since the time of publishing this document, a new helpful Oracle blog including more examples has been posted here:

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Using of Session and Repository variables in Oracle Analytics (OAC and OAS)


You are creating a calculation in Data Visualization and you need to reference a Repository and a Session variable.

When viewing the inline help for the ValueOf function and utilizing the syntax, it fails with a syntax errorl

There is only one reference to VALUEOF in the Conversion Functions section of the on-premises documentation.

There are two references [Conversion Functions and Syntax for Referencing Variables] in the Oracle Analyics Cloud (OAC) documentation.

How should the variables be referenced for display in Data Visualization?


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