PDF Printing with APEX in 11g DB Results in Format Error or ORA-20001
Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 3.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Jul-2012***
APEX is installed in an 11g DB and PDF printing is configured. When trying to export a region to run PDF file using ApEx's PDF Printing functionality, with either the Apache FOP or the BI_Publisher, the request gets one of the following errors:
1. If the reports "view file as" is set to inline see the following:
the URL specified is incorrect or a proxy URL needs to be specified.
2. If the reports "view file as" is set to attachment see the following alert:
To create an Adobe PDF document, go to the source application. Then print the document to Adobe PDF.
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