Launching a form

Now that we have created a menu item, we want to execute an action when the menu is selected. We are going to call the Societies form we have developed in the previous forms chapters (if you have not done so then you can install the completed form from the Chapter 3, Advanced Oracle Forms download bundle). This demonstrates how we can call a form using personalization. To launch a form we will need to perform the following tasks:

  • Adding a condition
  • Adding a builtin to launch a form
  • Testing to see if the form is launched

Adding a condition

The first thing we need to do is add a custom trigger that will fire when we want to launch the form. In this case, whenever a SPECIAL45 trigger is raised, we want to be able to launch the form. ...

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