A client posed a reasonable question; could we just click on a button to reset an Interactive Report? Paraphrasing the conversation, the genesis of this request was that in order to reset a report we need to click Actions > …

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You may be familiar with the handy Substitution String #TIMING# in Oracle Application Express (read more about TIMING and other Substitution Strings).When you add it to the footer (or header) of a region you get to see how long it …

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As you may already know, APEX 5.1 implements native Warn Before Exit functionality. Basically, if the user makes changes on a page and tries to navigate away before they save their changes, they get a warning. Modal Pages also get …

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“Substitution Strings, Bind Variables, and APEX Links” oh my. Have you ever build an APEX link manually and perhaps it looked something like this: ‘f?p=&APP_ID.:PAGE:&SESSION.::&DEBUG.:’ We should talk. I used to make this mistake and I’ve seen it made too …

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