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Riaz AhmedCloud Computing Using Oracle Application Expresshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4243-8_2

2. Application Navigation

Riaz Ahmed1 
Karachi, Pakistan

Previous versions of APEX used tabs that acted as an application’s main menu up to version 4.2. In APEX 18.1, a default navigation list named the desktop navigation menu is created automatically as a shared component for each new application. This provides the user with a hierarchical set of pull-down menus and submenus. It is displayed as a responsive sidebar. Based on the available space, the navigation bar either displays as a full menu or collapses to a narrow icon bar.

2.1 Create the Main Application Menu

The default desktop navigation menu carries just one item (Home). ...

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