Month: December 2006

Apex: Translating Messages Used for Reports Oracle Application Express is translated into German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. If your application uses a language that is not among the ten languages into which Oracle Application Express is translated, you need to translate messages displayed by the Application Express […]

Apex: Using a Date Format Mask at Application Level Every Apex application contains a lot of report pages with date columns and form pages with date fields. For all these items you can specify a date format mask. Never asked yourself if it is possible to define that format mask only once at a central […]

Integrate Google Maps into your ApEx application Google Maps, a free service from google that offers dynamic and interactive maps, offers a Google Map API so developers can integrate the service into their website or application. The first thing you need to do is to register with Google. Then you can go to Google Maps […]

Apex: Deploy Your Multilingual application in a production environment.One of the great pro’s of Apex is the ease to put an application from a development or test environment into a production environment. You take an application export at the one site, and you do an import at the other site. When you have to deal […]

Apex: How to Disable a Text Area ? Every application contains pages where the data should be displayed in read-only mode. For a normal text item, you can declare a field as “Display as Text Item (does not save state)” and the value is shown as HTML(see Text 1). For a multi-line text area there […]

Apex: Caveat PK column name length It is highly encouraged in Apex to use system generated, single primary key columns whenever possible. When choosing multi-column, composed primary keys, you quickly get in trouble when dealing with the standard MRU Processes. This is limited to handling tables with at most a 2 column primary key. So, […]