In a few weeks this years ODTUG Kscope conference will take placed in San Antonio, Texas, US.
Time to share my 5 favorite sessions at this awesome and inspiring conference.
Yesterday i needed to find out if the current page of an application is rendered using the public Session 0 (zero).
Seems to be a trivial task, simply look up :APP_SESSION and there you find … Continue reading
A Question I get over and over again is: how can I position the Cursor in the Interactive Report Search Field when the Page Loads?
Well, the Answer is simple, but not obvious.
At first you have to change the Page Setting Cursor Focus to Do not focus cursor, because the Setting First Item on Page doesn’t count the IR-Search Field as Item.
A couple of days ago the first Patchset for APEX 4.1 was released: APEX 4.1.1.
After i downloaded and installed (flawless, thanks for that guys and girls!) APEX 4.1.1 i compared it with APEX 4.1 to see what has changed (besides the obvious).
Today a very important Page of an important APEX Application has accidentially been deleted. We didn’t want to step back to yesterdays backup, because right before the deletion many changes took place and we didn’t want to code that again.
Yesterday i stumbled (for the umpteenth time) over the static LOV limitations in Oracle APEX. I tried to have a comma (“,”) in the Return Value which messed up my LOV, because a comma is a seperation character in the LOV definition.
Ever got a “ORA-01841: (full) year must be between -4713 and +9999, and not be 0” Error when trying to edit an existing user in APEX Administration Panel (Manage Workspaces > Manage Developers and Users) ?
When you create a Form page with the APEX Wizard it puts all the fields in just one column which can create a very long page.
This can reduce the use experience and usability a lot.
Sometimes it is a better way to put the fields in two (maybe three) columns and present them all on one screen. This gives the user the benefit of seeing all the information at once. Continue reading