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Oracle Application Express (APEX) resources, news, and support articles.

APEX 5.0 Universal Theme Bug - Update

The APEX team came up with a temporary fix for this issue. Please visit this forum posting for all the updates on the issue. Basically, you need to run a small function on page load. The solution is also described there.

By the way this is one of the three bugs I have discovered so far.

APEX 5.0: Universal Theme Migration Guide available!

Do you want to use the new Universal Theme for your existing applications? Then you should definitely have a look at the Universal Theme Migration Guide my colleagues Shakeeb Rahman and Tim Chambers have just published.

APEX 5.0 Universal Theme Bug

The problem I described here is strange. In my case and I tested it on several laptops with many browsers and multiple installations, appears to be a Universal Theme related bug and occurs in some specific constellation - in my case on Windows 8.1 running FireFox or Google Chrome (IE11 works as expected). I noticed this problem while working on the Tabular Form chapter for the new Expert APEX book.

APEX 5.0: Custom Favicon for Applications using Universal Theme

For applications which are using Universal Theme you don’t have to modify the Page Template anymore if you want to replace the default favicon with a custom one. Instead follow these steps: Go to Shared Components Click Application Definition Attributes (in Application … Continue reading

APEX You Tube Channel

Great idea to organize the Oracle APEX YouTube Channel. David Peake has started a Video Series about the new Page Designer in APEX 5.0. You should have a look.




Our new Oracle APEX YouTube Channel is up and running!

Check out our new Oracle APEX YouTube Channel! Our Product Manager David Peake has started a Video Series about the new Page Designer in Oracle Application Express 5.0. It’s a great start to get familiarized with the new IDE to edit … Continue reading

jQuery Toggle Image

For this, you will need two lines of code. In case you want to save the values, there is a bit more work to do but everything can be done using standards.

jQuery - Replace Image

I am posting this just because I am getting questions related to this or similar issues all the time. In this example you can see how you can replace images on the fly in your page using Dynamic Actions. There are at least two good ways to do that: 1. Rendering images in a report. Refreshing a report is a predefined event in a Dynamic Action and doesn't require coding.

or 2. Using jQuery to do that.

Tabular Form - Change Column Type

Just started a new version of My Demo Application - based on APEX 5.0 and Universal Theme. There, I will rework the old content and provide some interesting new possibilities (as of 4.2). In this example I am showing how to change the column type from Text to Display in a tabular form.

APEX 5.0 - PL/SQL Function Returning Error Text - Bug 20971572

I prefer using PL/SQL Function Returning Error Text while creating validations. Two days ago I discovered a bug - it is not possible to create the function if no error message entered. This bug has been documented and will probably be fixed in 5.1. The workaround is to enter a dummy text like "ERROR" or similar.

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