Re: Custom Report in Grid Control has Issue with MS Outlook
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 13:49:25 -0500
And guess what - I've got Outlook 2007. which has the Word editor embedded and you can't turn it off. It appears the only way to view this report properly is to display in a browser.
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 1:41 PM, David Barbour <david.barbour1_at_gmail.com>wrote:
> Why yes it is. The way the output of the email is behaving right now
> reminds me of the iPhone commercial where the owner is shaking the thing
> trying to decide where to eat. Let me see what happens if I change the
> editor. That will take me a while.
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Niall Litchfield <
> niall.litchfield_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is word set as the email editor? I ask because I've known word behave like
>> that with installation reports (think series of screenshots).
>> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 5:27 PM, David Barbour <david.barbour1_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>>> This is probably a flippin' Windows question, but it's got me stumped at
>>> the moment. My manager had been having a recently departed member of our
>>> team log CPU utilization details daily into a spreadsheet. There are five
>>> servers involved, a database server and 4 application servers. Rather than
>>> having the task rotate through the remaining members of our much shrunken
>>> staff (including me), I 'mentioned' that I could email him a CPU report from
>>> Grid Control.
>>> So far, so good.
>>> So I create the report. It shows our Central Instance/Database Server
>>> (this is SAP) and the 4 Application Servers. Preview gives me 5 pretty
>>> little graphs, properly labeled and everything.
>>> So far, so good.
>>> I email the report and when I get it in Outlook, the graphs and headers
>>> change as I scroll! So I end up looking at the Central Instance graph twice
>>> and Apps Server 2 three times, which changes as I scroll up and down the
>>> email to the Central Instance once, Apps Server 1 once, and Apps Server 3 a
>>> couple of times. Actually as I scroll up and down, it's a toss-up as to what
>>> will show up on the screen.
>>> Not really sure it matters since I really doubt it'll ever be looked at
>>> anyway (unless there's a problem), but just in case, and because I actually
>>> care about my work ...................
>>> If I email it it gmail, it works like a champ.
>>> Looked in Metalink (My Oracle Support) and despite a number of creative
>>> seraches (I do like the new search functionality - it's a lot better), can't
>>> find any references.
>>> Okay, it's probably me. I've also messed around with my Outlook Settings
>>> which merely served to temporarily disable and crash that whole
>>> Anybody had a similar experience with emailed Grid Control reports?
>> Niall Litchfield
>> Oracle DBA