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12c Form Builder: Object Navigator Displays "Can't Open PPD File: Default.ppd" Alert when Modifying a Button (Doc ID 2518185.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2023

Applies to:

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


1. Created Form with button on Standalone Form Builder on Windows 10.
2. Moved Form to Linux opening with Form Builder from a full deployment installation.
3. When attempting to modify the button the following Alert pops up:

Can't open PPD file:default.ppd

4. default.ppd is located in $ORACLE_HOME/frcommon/templates/tk/config and permissions are correct.

5. The error also occurs in various scenarios such as after creating a form using the Wizard




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