Oracle Alta UI color palette

The colors of Oracle’s new user interface

Oracle announced Alta User Interface – a new design and set of guidelines for the developers for the latest Oracle applications (cloud-based products, Fusion Middleware and mobile applications) and the next Oracle products to come. Alta UI is created as a responisve, mobile-ready, flat and clean interface designOracleAltaUI1 Continue reading

Clean default dashboard styles with CSS

How to remove bevels, spaces and box shadows from OBIEE Dashboard?

By default, dashboard sections are visually separated from each other using spaces, borders, bevels and box shadows. Also the default color of dashboard background is light blue. We may want to remove it to get a cleaner dashboard display.


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Hide dashboard objects in OBIEE

How to hide a column or section from the dashboard display?

This workaround allows you to embed dashboard objects that are hidden from the view. Using this property you can hide Dashboard Column, Section or Alert Section objects. To hide particular reports or prompt you need to put them inside the hidden column or section.

We will need to use CSS formating to hide the dashboard elements. First, go to the top right corner of the column or section you want to hide and click on Format Section (or Format Column):


Click on Custom CSS Style Options (HTML Only) and check Use Custom CSS Style.HideDashboardObjectsOBIEE2

In the text box put:

display: none;

The element with this property won’t be displayed on the dashboard. Note that this affects only the display of the dashboard, if you export the dashboard contents to a PDF the objects hidden with the CSS formatting will be visible.