Enable Forms 6i short keys in Forms 10g and Forms 11g

Shortcuts in Forms 10g and 11g are different from Forms 6i keys. For example, Forms 6i uses F10 as short key to save records while in Forms 10g and 11g, CTRL+S is default short key to save or commit changes. If you have migrated an app from older version then probably you would be looking some way to retain key shortcuts. Continue reading “Enable Forms 6i short keys in Forms 10g and Forms 11g”

FireFox, IE crash with Forms 10g, Replace Jinitiator with JRE

Oracle Jinitiator is no longer compatible with oracle forms services. By default, Oracle Forms services 10g uses Jinitiator 1.3.1.22 to run Forms applications. Jinitiator was compatible with Internet Explorer 6 and Firefox version 2.0. Continue reading “FireFox, IE crash with Forms 10g, Replace Jinitiator with JRE”

Key Mapping in Oracle Forms 10g and Forms 11g | Shortcut keys

Key mapping or key binding defines how an application should respond when mapped key is typed. Usually application executes some function in repose. For example in Forms 6i, when user types F9, List of value is displayed to the user. It means that key F9 is mapped to function “List of Values”. Continue reading “Key Mapping in Oracle Forms 10g and Forms 11g | Shortcut keys”

Hide username and password while calling oracle Reports

If you have not configured reports with Oracle Single Sign-on, Oracle report server explicitly requires username and password when report is called using Web.Show_document(). Username and password is required in report calling URL, for example following method calls a reports using Web.Show_Documnet(). Continue reading “Hide username and password while calling oracle Reports”