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Text In a Field is not Highlighted / Selected When the User Mouse Clicks Into the Field (Doc ID 1228363.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In 6i and 10.1.2, Forms highlights the entire text field when a user clicks in the field. After upgrading to 11.1.1, they are no longer able to do this.

When the user clicks in a text field the cursor is positioned at the character where the click is made.
To highlight the whole text the user must drag the mouse or use the keyboard to tab to the field.

What is causing this change in behavior, and how do you revert back to the original behavior?


Upgrade from 6i, 9.0.2, 9.0.4 or 10.1.2 Forms to Fusion Middleware 11.1.1.x. 


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