CHAPTER 4

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Tabular Forms

by Denes Kubicek

A tabular form provides a way to display, create, edit, and delete multiple records using a grid. With tabular forms you can edit and change multiple records at once, without having to go back and forth like in a normal single record form.

How did tabular forms evolve? The feature has been part of APEX from the beginning. Until version 4.0, however, there were no major changes in the way tabular forms operated. A wizard was available to lead users through the creation of a tabular form. This wizard would create a simple editable report. In addition to the report, it would create some buttons required for ...

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