Text In A Multi-Line Item Is Not Highlighted / Selected When Tab Into The Field

(Doc ID 1538149.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 11.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have a form with an item that has Multi-Line=Yes and Wrap Style=Word.

From Forms Runtime, you TAB into the field with text data in it, the following behavior is shown:

Forms 10gr2 – highlights all of the text data in that field.
Forms 11.1.1.x – DOES NOT highlight text data. The cursor is positioned at the beginning of the item.
Forms 11.1.2.0 – DOES NOT highlight text data. The cursor is positioned at the beginning of the item.

The TAB shows a change of behavior from Forms 10gR2 to Forms 11g.  The only workaround in Forms 11g is to physically use the mouse to highlight the text.
 

Changes

 Migrated to Forms 11g.

Cause

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