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Exercises
13
Sections
49
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On-Site
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2
Days
5

Course Name: Oracle Forms 11g

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Synopsis for course

Forms 11g is the web incarnation of the highly successful and robust series of front end products produced by Oracle to provide a front end interface to the Database.
This version is solely web based but still retains the functionality of its predecessors.

Course Contents

Section
Contents
Page


One
Introduction to Forms
2

Two
Running Forms in 11g
4

 
- Starting OPMN
5

 
- Starting Weblogic Server
7

 
- Runform,.htm in Forms 11g
9

 
- Runform,.htm Parameters
11

Three
Using Forms 11g in a Browser
17

 
- Forms 11g in a Browser
18

 
- Forms 11g Browser Menu Bar
19

 
- Forms 11g Menu and Toolbars
21

 
- Querying Records in Forms 11g
22

 
- Inserting Records in Forms 11g
24

 
- Counting Query Hits in Forms 11g
25

 
- Using List of Values in Forms 11g
26

 
- Editing Values
27

 
- Forms 11g Locking Records
28

 
- Problem with Running Forms in a Browser
30

 
- Exercise One
31

Four
Forms 11g Builder Interface
42

 
- Topography of Forms 11g
45

 
- Toolbar
46

 
- Object Navigator
47

Five
Using Forms 11g Wizards
49

 
- Using the Data Block Wizard in Forms 11g
51

 
- Using the Layout Wizard in Forms 11g
60

Six
Using Forms 11g
68

 
- Saving Modules in Forms 11g
69

 
- Opening Modules in Forms 11g
70

 
- Running Modules in Forms 11g
71

 
- Look and Feel Using Formsweb.cfg
74

 
- Exercise Two
76

Seven
The Layout Editor in Forms 11g
79

 
- Layout Types
80

 
- The Form Layout
81

 
- The Tabular Layout
82

 
- Layouts
83

 
- The Layout Editor in Forms 11g
84

 
- Anatomy
85

 
- Toolbar
86

 
- Formatting Toolbar
87

 
- Tool Palette
88

 
- Rulers
89

 
- Markers and Ruler Guides
91

 
- Grid
92

Eight
Objects in Forms 11g
93

 
- Introduction to Windows
94

 
- Introduction to Canvases
95

 
- Canvas Types
96

 
- Content Canvas
97

 
- Stacked Canvas
98

 
- Tab Canvas
99

 
- Toolbar Canvas
101

 
- Canvases on the Object Navigator
102

 
- Viewing the Canvas and the Window
103

 
- Blocks
109

 
- Data Blocks
110

 
- Control Blocks
111

 
- Items
112

 
- Program Units
113

 
- Procedures
114

 
- Functions
115

 
- Packages
116

 
- Package Body
117

Nine
Forms 11g Property Palettes
118

 
- Invoking Property Palettes
120

 
- Anatomy of the Palette
121

 
- Palette Toolbar
126

 
- Opening Several Palettes
129

Ten
Master-Detail Relations in Forms 11g
130

 
- Introduction
131

 
- Creating in Forms 11g
132

 
- Structure of the Processing
139

 
- Appearance in Forms 11g
142

 
- Creating Relations Manually
143

 
- Prevent Masterless Operation in Forms 11g
145

 
- Exercise Three
146

Eleven
Creating new Canvases in Forms 11g
153

Twelve
PL/SQL in Forms 11g
158

 
- Introduction
159

 
- Referencing Forms Items
160

 
- Referencing Stored Programs
161

 
- Database Stored Programs
162

 
- Local Variables
163

 
- Performing DML
166

 
- Forms Packages
167

 
- PL/SQL Editor
168

 
- Colour Coding in PLSQL Editor
169

 
- Compiling Programs
170

 
- Compilation Errors
171

 
- Commenting Code
174

 
- Changing Program Names
175

 
- Navigation of Programs
176

Thirteen
Syntax Palette
177

 
- The Syntax Palette in Forms 11g
178

 
- Anatomy of the Syntax Palette in Forms 11g
179

 
- Using the Syntax Palette in Forms 11g
181

Fourteen
Triggers in Forms 11g
182

 
- Introduction
183

 
- Positioning within Forms
184

 
- Triggers at Form Level
185

 
- Triggers at Block Level
186

 
- Triggers at Item Level
187

 
- Trigger Execution Hierarchy
188

 
- Temporarily Disabling Forms 11g Triggers
192

 
- Creating Triggers in Forms 11g
193

 
- Implicit Firing
195

 
- PLSQL in Forms 11g Triggers
198

 
- Key-Others Trigger
199

Fifteen
Essential Triggers in Forms 11g
201

 
- Validation Triggers
202

 
- Post-Change
203

 
- When-Validate-Item
204

 
- When-Validate-Record
206

 
- Block Triggers in Forms 11g
207

 
- Post-Block Trigger
208

 
- Pre-Block Trigger
209

 
- When-Clear-Block Trigger
210

 
- When-New-Block-Instance Trigger
211

 
- Record Event Triggers
212

 
- Post-Record Trigger
213

 
- Pre-Record Trigger
214

 
- When-Create-Record Trigger
215

 
- When-Database-Record Trigger
216

 
- When-New-Record-Instance Trigger
217

 
- When-Remove-Record Trigger
218

 
- Query Triggers in Forms 11g
219

 
- Pre-Query Trigger
220

 
- Post-Query Trigger
221

 
- Using Smart Triggers
223

Sixteen
Built-in Packages in Forms 11g
225

 
- Introduction
226

 
- Message
230

 
- Pause
231

 
- Form_Trigger_Failure
232

 
- Bell
234

 
- Synchronize
235

 
- Navigation Functions
237

 
- Go-Block
240

 
- Go-Item
242

 
- Next and Previous
244

 
- Next_Record and Previous_Record
245

 
- Next_Block and Previous_Block
246

 
- Next_Item and Previous_Item
247

 
- Form_Success
248

 
- DML Commands
250

 
- Record Selection
251

 
- Do_Key
252

 
- Logon and Logout
253

 
- Cursor
256

Seventeen
Manipulating Attributes of Objects in Forms 11g
258

 
- Introduction
259

 
- Changing Properties in Forms 11g
261

 
- Get_Item_Property in Forms 11g
263

 
- Exercise Four
264

Eighteen
Text and Display Items in Forms 11g
267

 
- Text Item
268

 
- Display Item
269

 
- Creating in Forms 11g
270

 
- Format Masks in Forms 11g
271

 
- Calculated Values in Forms 11g
272

 
- Calculation Mode in Forms 11g
273

 
- Summary Calculations in Forms 11g
275

 
- Creating in Layout Editor
277

 
- Initial Values in Forms 11g
278

 
- Control Items in Forms 11g
280

Nineteen
Forms 11g Attributes
282

 
- Navigation Attributes
284

 
- Database Attributes
285

 
- Item Attributes
287

 
- Exercise Five
289

Twenty
Record Groups in Forms 11g
302

 
- Introduction
303

 
- Creating Dynamic Record Groups
304

 
- SQL Style in Record Groups
305

 
- Creating Static Record Groups
306

Twenty One
List of Values in Forms 11g
308

 
- Introduction
309

 
- Assigning Values to LOVs
311

 
- Creating LOVs in Forms 11g
313

 
- Forms 11g LOV Wizard
314

 
- Using Query Builder in Forms 11g
316

 
- Completing the LOV Wizard
325

 
- Creating LOVs Manually
333

 
- Column Mapping in LOVs
334

 
- Attributes of an LOV
335

 
- Programmatically Displaying LOVs
336

 
- Key-Listval Trigger
337

 
- Exercise Six
338

Twenty Two
Gui Items in Forms 11g
343

 
- Introduction
344

 
- Creating a Check Box
345

 
- When-Checkbox-Changed Trigger
346

 
- Creating Radio Buttons
347

 
- Problems with Radio Groups
350

 
- When-Radio-Changed Trigger
351

 
- Creating List Items
352

 
- Creating Poplists
354

 
- Creating Combo Box
357

 
- List Items Triggers
358

 
- When-List-Activated Trigger
359

 
- When-List-Changed Trigger
360

 
- Forms 11g Buttons
361

 
- When-Button-Pressed Trigger
363

Twenty Three
Mouse Triggers in Forms 11g
364

 
- When-Mouse-Up/When-Mouse-Down
367

 
- Mouse Movements
368

 
- Exercise Seven
369

Twenty Four
IDs in Forms 11g
378

 
- Introduction
379

 
- Find_Item
380

 
- Testing ID_NULL in Forms 11g
382

Twenty Five
Error and Message Handling in Forms 11g
383

 
- User Exceptions
387

 
- Forms Errors
390

 
- Database Errors
392

 
- SQL Errors
395

 
- Error Triggers
397

 
- On-Error Trigger
398

 
- On-Message Trigger
400

Twenty Six
Alerts in Forms 11g
402

 
- Introduction
403

 
- Alert Styles in Forms 11g
406

 
- Displaying Alerts in Forms 11g
407

 
- Alert Built-Ins
409

 
- Set_Alert_Property
410

 
- Set_Alert_Button_Property
411

Twenty Seven
Timers in Forms 11g
412

 
- Introduction
413

 
- Creating Timers in Forms 11g
415

 
- Modifying or Deleting Timers
416

 
- When-Timer-Expired Trigger in Forms 11g
417

 
- Testing Timers in Forms 11g
418

 
- Exercise Eight
419

Twenty Eight
System Variables in Forms 11g
425

 
- Introduction
426

 
- Accessing Variables
427

 
- Displaying Variables
429

 
- Get_Application_Property
431

 
- Set_Application_Property
433

 
- Initial Values
434

Twenty Nine
Changing the Window in Forms 11g
435

 
- Set_window_property
436

Thirty
Sub-Classing in Forms 11g
437

 
- Introduction
438

 
- Dragging and Dropping
440

 
- Pathnames
441

 
- Object Attributes
443

Thirty One
Object Libraries in Forms 11g
444

 
- Introduction
445

 
- Creating Object Libraries
446

 
- Populating Object Libraries
447

 
- Commenting Object Libraries
449

 
- Using Object Libraries
450

 
- Maintaining Object Libraries
451

 
- SmartClasses
452

 
- Creating SmartClasses
453

Thirty Two
Variables and Parameters in Forms 11g
455

 
- Introduction
456

 
- Pre-Defined Parameters
457

 
- Using Pre-Defined Parameters
460

 
- Dynamic Parameters
461

 
- Creating Dynamic Parameters
464

 
- Dynamic Parameters Built-Ins
466

 
- Global Variables
467

 
- Using Global Variables
469

 
- Removing Global Variables
472

Thirty Three
Reports in Forms 11g
473

 
- Create a new Report Module
476

 
- Using an Existing Report Module
477

Thirty Four
Calling Modules in Forms 11g
479

 
- Types of Calls
482

 
- Open_Form
488

 
- Call_Form
496

 
- New_Form
492

 
- Run_Report_Object
495

 
- Closing Called Forms Modules
499

 
- Exit_Form
501

 
- Close_Form
503

 
- Problems when calling Forms 11g modules
504

 
- When-Window-Activated Trigger
505

 
- Web.Show_Document
505

 
- Exercise Nine
507

Thirty Five
PL/SQL Libraries in Forms 11g
513

 
- Introduction
514

 
- Populating PLSQL Libraries
516

 
- Attaching PLSQL Libraries
517

 
- Updating PLSQL Libraries
521

 
- Missing PLSQL Libraries
523

 
- Removing PLSQL Libraries
525

Thirty Six
Generic Coding in Forms 11g
526

 
- Introduction
527

 
- Name_in
529

 
- Copy
531

Thirty Seven
Visual Items in Forms 11g
532

 
- Image Item
533

 
- Read_Image_File
535

 
- Image Item Triggers
537

 
- LOBS in Forms
538

 
- Using LOBS in Forms
540

 
- Exercise Ten
542

Thirty Eight
Visual Items in Forms 11g
547

 
- Introduction
548

 
- Creating Visual Attributes
549

 
- Visual Attributes Properties
550

 
- Assigning Visual Attributes
551

Thirty Nine
Hierarchical Tree Items in Forms 11g
552

 
- Introduction
553

 
- Creating Tree Items
556

 
- Data Structure
560

 
- Ftree.Populate_Tree
561

 
- Ftree.Get_Tree_Node_Property
562

 
- Tree Item Triggers
564

 
- When-Tree-Node-Activated Trigger
565

 
- When-Tree-Node-Expanded Trigger
566

 
- When-Tree-Node-Selected Trigger
567

 
- Exercise Eleven
568

Forty
Forms Standards in Forms 11g
574

 
- Introduction
575

 
- Module Naming Conventions
577

 
- Object Naming Conventions
578

 
- Block and Items
579

 
- Form Templates
581

Forty One
Object Groups in Forms 11g
582

 
- Using Object Groups
587

Forty Two
Property Classes in Forms 11g
588

 
- Introduction
589

 
- Creating Property Classes
592

 
- Populating Property Classes
594

 
- Referencing Property Classes
598

 
- Detecting Property Classes
601

 
- Removing Property Classes
603

Forty Three
Editor in Forms 11g
604

 
- Introduction
605

 
- Creating Editors
606

 
- Assigning Editors
607

 
- Show_Editor
608

Forty Four
Menus in Forms 11g
609

 
- Structure of Menus
614

 
- Anatomy within Object Navigator
616

 
- Attached Libraries
617

 
- Program Units and Triggers
618

 
- Startup Code
619

 
- Menu Item Code
620

 
- Menu Editor in Forms 11g
621

 
- Anatomy of Menu Editor in Forms 11g
622

 
- Menu Editor Toolbar in Forms 11g
623

 
- Creating Menus in Forms 11g
624

 
- Menu Item Attributes
625

 
- Menu Item Types
628

 
- Command Types
630

 
- Menu Item Code
631

 
- Menu Smartbars
632

 
- Set_Menu_Item_Property
633

 
- Name_in and Copy Functions
634

 
- Popup Menus in Forms 11g
635

 
- Editing Popup Menus in Forms 11g
636

 
- Pre-Popup-Menu Trigger in Forms 11g
637

 
- Exercise Twelve
638

Forty Five
Database Objects in Forms 11g
642

 
- Introduction
643

 
- Database Triggers
645

 
- PL/SQL Stored Program Units
649

Forty Six
Forms 11g Preferences
650

 
- General
652

 
- Subclass
653

 
- Wizards
654

 
- Runtime
655

Forty Seven
Forms Debug in Forms 11g
657

 
- Breakpoints in Forms 11g
659

 
- Creating Breakpoints in Forms 11g
660

 
- Running Forms Debug in Forms 11g
662

 
- Debug Stack
665

 
- Debug Variables
666

 
- Debug Watch
667

 
- Debug Form Values
668

 
- Debug PL/SQL Packages
669

 
- Debug Global/System Variables
670

 
- Debug Breakpoints
671

 
- Continuing from a Breakpoint
672

Forty Eight
Security in Forms 11g
673

 
- Access to the Module
675

 
- Ability to run the Module
676

Forty Nine
Help Facility in Forms 11g
677

 
- Online Help
679

 
- About Form Builder
683

 
- Exercise Thirteen
684