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Unable to Export Rows From An Oracle Applications Form (Doc ID 337772.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 11.5.1 to [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You are trying to perform an export from any Oracle Applications form.

Navigation Path

Using the Oracle Forms Menu you access the following:

File - Export

You will see a progress window appear showing that data is being exported 'exporting data'


At this stage the progress window disappears and you are NOT greeted with the exported rows and / or a save dialog box to save the exported file.

As such you are unable to view your exported rows.

The problem may only appear when you export a certain number of rows. For may be able to export 20 rows or less but any export over 20 rows may show the symptoms above.  Otherwise the problem may manifest with any number of rows that is exported.


You have not made any changes to the application or environment. You may have recently experienced some database space issues. 

However, in general there have not been any changes to the application such as patching or config changes.


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