O'Reilly logo

Oracle APEX 4.2 Reporting by Vishal Pathak

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Implementing a tabular form

The name tabular form says it all. We are talking about a table and a form. So the entire table appears before us in editable format. We can use Column Attributes to change the type of HTML element from textbox to any other input type according to our convenience. I believe that this form arms us with all the tools necessary to cater the requirements of editable tables. APEX has a good wizard which lets us create a tabular form. I have quickly listed the steps I followed to create a tabular form.

Creating a tabular form

The following are the steps for creating a tabular form:

  1. Create a new page.
  2. Select Form as the page type, and then select Tabular Form.
  3. Select the desired table (OEHR_EMPLOYEES).
  4. Select all columns except ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required