SQL Data Control Task Flow Form Created From WebCenter Portal is Not in Read-Write Mode.
Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017
Applies to:Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 184.108.40.206.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When trying to create a SQL Data Control Form using UI Components and then adding the Task Flow to a page, the form data is static.
The Submit button is there, but the values cannot be changed. It is displayed as Read-Only, even though the form was created as read/write.
The following steps demonstrate the problem:
1. Login into the database to the dev_webcenter schema
2. Create "test" table with data:
a. create table test ( col1 varchar2(20));
b insert into test (col1) values ('test1');
3. Login to WebCenter Portal
4. Administration - Shared Assets - Data Control
5. Create Data Control :
a. Name: testDC (of type SQL)
b. Data Source: WebCenterDS
c. select * from test
e. Make it available (tick Available checkbox)
6. Create a Portal and add Data Control to catalog
a. Create Portal
b. Administor Portal - Assets - Resource Catalogs - Copy of Default Portal Catalog
c. Make the new "Copy of Default Portal Catalog" catalog available
d. Edit "Copy of Default Portal Catalog"
e. Add from Library: testDC
f. Administor Portal - Settings : Change Resource Catalog for Pages: "Copy of Default Portal Catalog" , Save
7. View Portal and Edit Page
8. a. Open testDC , Drag testDC to Page.
b. Pop-up appears: select Form.
c. In the "Create Form" window, there are 2 options , Form and Read-Only Form. Select Form
d. "Include Submit Button"
e. Create and Save Page
9. View Page and notice nothing can be changed and submitted
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