Category: Web

I often need to have a single item on a page (think a search item above a report for example). I would like this item’s label to still align to the right, but be flush with the left side of …

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This little question on Twitter prompted me to record this brief video. > “multi-cursor edit” …do tell!? https://t.co/5UsfqdsuUf — Cary Millsap (@CaryMillsap) December 9, 2017 Some useful links: Sublime Text for Oracle Apex Developers http://apextips.blogspot.com/2015/09/compiling-oracle-code-from-atom-text.html Go ahead, share…FacebookTwitterLinkedinTumblrBufferStumbleUponemail

I recently had this requirement for freezing the column and header on a Classic Report, just the way you can with Excel. The report had too many columns and once you scroll horizontally or vertically you would loose track of …

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Modal Dialogs in APEX5 use the Modal Page Title attribute as the Title of the dialog. Often, I wish this valuable area of the page could convey more information. So, I thought I could use a Substitution String in the …

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Picture a Report and Form pages used to edit records. The Report is an Interactive Report and the edit page is Modal. When the modal closes the IR refreshes, but also, the page jumps to the top after the refresh. …

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Do you want to add Drag & Drop functionality to your APEX applications? That’s what this video is all about. You’ll see me working on the list created in the previous episodes (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) and …

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I first learned how to implement Drag & Drop functionality from Doug Gault’s presentation at Kaleidoscope 2010 (yes before it was Kscope) “Replicating NetFlix Queue Drag-and-Drop Functionality with Oracle Application Express/jQuery” (Membership required). I mean, I wasn’t actually there, but …

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This video is all about CSS styling. You’ll see me working on the list created in the previous episodes (Part 1 and Part 2) and transform it to something a lot more interesting. In this 42 minute video you’ll find: …

Video: Part 3 – Adding styling with CSS Read More »

Do you struggle finding a suitable color for a hover state or a selected item? If yes, read on. Check out this simple example. You’ll see the color represented in the usual RGB hex values and in HSL. The HSL …

HSL color format rocks! Read More »

I better get this out of the way. I love Balsamiq Mockups! There, I said it. This post will probably sound like an advertisement, but it’s not. It’s unsolicited and I paid for my own version of Balsamiq. However, for …

A wireframe is worth a 1000 words Read More »