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Oracle APEX Cookbook - Second Edition by Marcel Van Der Plas, Michel Van Zoest

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Using mobile item types

HTML5 and CSS3 offer more possibilities regarding item types. Some of those item types are suitable for smartphone applications as well.

This recipe will explain how to use some of these item types.

Getting ready

Make sure that a jQuery Mobile Smartphone application with a form is available. For this recipe we will assume that we use the application from the recipe Creating a mobile form, based on the EMP and DEPT tables.

How to do it...

We will change one of the items on the form page, to become a slider item. This type of item is often used on smartphone applications, because it can easily be used with a touch screen.

The item shows a bar with different values, that can be changed by sliding along that bar.

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