(Doc ID 1678904.1)

Last updated on MAY 29, 2018

Applies to:

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


The builtin GET_ITEM_PROPERTY (item, DATABASE_VALUE) returns the wrong value if that item has a changed uncommitted value. This is incorrect according the online guide which states


For a base table item that is part of a database record whose status is QUERY or UPDATE, Database_Value returns the value that was originally fetched from the database. When a fetched value has been updated and then subsequently committed, Database_Value returns the committed value.

In this case the returned value is the changed "uncommitted" value.



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