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How to Control Windows Programatically in Forms (Doc ID 73444.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 6.0.8 to [Release 6.0.8 to 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


How to Control Windows Programmatically in Forms?

This technical bulletin will cover the triggers and built-ins that you can
use to manage the properties and behavior of windows and canvases at run time.

We will learn how to:
-- create trigger code to interact with windows
-- control windows programatically

This technical bulletin will discuss the following items in more details:

1) What are the window interaction triggers?
2) What are the common uses for these triggers?
3) How to keep track of the triggered window?
4) What are the Built-ins for manipulating windows?
5) What is the relationship between windows and blocks?
6) How to manipulate windows properties programatically?
7) How to manipulate the MDI Application Window at form startup?
8) How to locate the cursor window?
9) How to show multiple windows?
10) How to cascade windows with context?
11) How to close windows?
12) Known bugs with windows triggers




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