Behavior of COPIES Parameter is Different between Reports 10g and 11g When Using Destype=File (Doc ID 1518593.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 10.1.2.0.0 to 10.1.2.3 [Release 10gr2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Printing out multiple copies of report behaves differently in Reports 11g. When running any report using DESTYPE=FILE and COPIES=x, the output file generated in 11g is different than 10g. In Reports 10g, you can see the report is printed twice inside the output file if COPIES=2 or three times if COPIES=3, and so on. The same report in Reports 11g does not create multiple copies inside the output file, regardless of COPIES parameter value.


For Example:


Results:

myoutput_11g.pdf has 1 page (one copy of report output)
myoutput_10g.pdf has 2 pages (two copies of same report in pdf file)

Changes

Upgraded to Reports 11g.

Cause

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