Last year on ODTUG I did a presentation where I showed my own implementation of region tabs. These are extra buttons to display regions in a more user friendly way. Suppose you have a lot of regions on your page then you could present a list of buttons, each button will show/hide a region.
I’m pleased to announce that in ApEx 4.0 you can do this declarative by using a new region type: “Region Display Selector”.
To set it up just follow these simple steps:
- First alter any existing region on your page and set the Region Display Selector to YES. You can find this setting under Region Attributes.
- Make a new region of type Region Display Selector
- You can add more regions to the display selector by setting the Region Display Selector to YES
You can see my own implementation of region tabs in the next photo gallery: