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Frequently Asked Questions Regards Calling Reports From Forms (Forms and Reports 9i /10g/11g) (Doc ID 300810.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
Oracle Forms
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked relevance 02-Aug-2009
***Checked for relevance on 12-Oct-2012***


The list of below has been compiled to address frequently asked questions surrounding the topic of Forms / Reports integration. It is not intended to be a troubleshooting guide. 

The target audience is: Consultants, Administrators, Developers, Support Engineers 

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 How to call an Oracle Report from a web deployed Oracle Forms application?
 Is it still possible to use RUN_PRODUCT to run a report in Forms 9i /10g?
 How to migrate existing Forms containing code to call Reports, are there any migration tools? 
 Is any configuration required in the default Developer Suite or Application Server environment before a Report can be called from Forms?
 Is it possible to use parameter lists with Run_Report_Object, as was possible with Run_Product? 
 What destination types (DESTYPE) and formats (DESFORMAT) can be used when calling reports from web deployed forms 9i / 10g/ 11g?
 Can RUN_REPORT_OBJECT() calls be made from a Forms menu item?

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