Report Writer is a text-based script language that you can use to report on data in multidimensional databases. You can combine Report Writer's selection, layout, and formatting commands to build a variety of reports.
With the Report Writer, you can generate reports whose length or specialized format exceed the capabilities of a spreadsheet. You can use the Report Writer to:
- Define formatted reports on multidimensional data
- Export data from an Essbase database
- Produce free-form reports