Advanced Forms Programming

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • The Work-around for PL/SQL 2.x Limitations in Forms 4.5
  • Populating a PL/SQL Table from a Block
  • Taking Advantage of PL/SQL 2.x in Forms
  • File Output from a Block
  • An Exclusive Server-Side Commit from Forms
  • Intersession and Interdatabase Communication from Forms
  • Sharing a Record Group Across Forms
  • Summary

This chapter describes useful tips and techniques in Forms advanced programming (Forms 5.x and above). The chapter starts with the work-around for PL/SQL limitations in Forms 4.5. It then goes on to detail these techniques: populating a PL/SQL table from a block using Forms'implicit populating method, taking advantage of PL/SQL 2.x in Forms and how it can be used as an elegant alternative to a major Find requirement, file output from a block, how to get the query count without executing the query, and two powerful techniques for exclusive server-side commit and intersession and interdatabase connection from forms. Sharing data by means of record groups has been a long-felt need and is finally possible, as discussed in the final section.

GUI Development

Advanced GUI Development: Developing Beyond GUI

Multi-form Applications

Advanced Forms Programming

Error-Message Handling

Object-oriented Methods in Forms

Intelligence in Forms

Additional Interesting Techniques

Working with Trees

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Oracle Developer Forms Techniques
Oracle Developer Forms Techniques
ISBN: 0672318466
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 115

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