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ORA-01779 When a Form Is Based On a View which Includes a Key-Preserved Table (Doc ID 338362.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version to [Release Oracle10g to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance 24-Aug-2010


A form block is based on a view consisting of 2 tables. The view consists of a key-preserved and a non-key preserved table. All the form fields that are based on the non-key preserved table columns are made non-updateable.When changes are made to fields based on the key-preserved table columns, and the record is committed, the following error appears:

    ORA-01779: cannot modify a column which maps to a non key-preserved table


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