Chapter 5. Error-Message Handling


Error-message and exception handling are part and parcel of any quality software application, and Oracle Forms is no exception. This chapter provides the tricks of the trade for error- message handling in Forms programming and describes techniques required to augment the default Forms error-messaging capabilities.

Basically, the errors raised in Forms can be classified in the following broad categories:

  • Errors raised out of failure of Forms built-ins (FRM errors)

  • Errors raised out of failure of Forms object properties (also, FRM errors)

  • Errors raised out of exceptions from triggers and program unit ...

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