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Oracle® Application Express Application Builder User's Guide
Release 4.1

Part Number E21674-05
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About Installing and Running Sample Applications

You install sample applications by running the Create Application Wizard and clicking the Sample Application link.

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The Sample Applications page appears, displaying the following options:

Every Application Express application consists of pages linked together using tabs, buttons, or hypertext links. To view a rendered version of an application, you run or submit it to the Application Express engine. The Application Express engine dynamically renders and processes pages based on data stored in Oracle database tables.

Topics:

Installing Product Portal Sample Database Application

To install Product Portal:

  1. Log in to Oracle Application Express.

    The Workspace home page appears.

  2. Click the Application Builder icon.

    The Application Builder home page appears.

  3. Click the Create button.

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  4. Select the Sample Application link.

    The Sample Applications page appears.

  5. Locate Product Portal and click Install.

  6. Select the schema to create database objects and click Next.

  7. Click Install.

    The Application home page appears.

  8. To run the application, click the Run Application icon.

  9. Enter the appropriate login credentials:

    1. Username - Enter your workspace username.

    2. Password - Enter your workspace password.

    3. Click Login.

Tip:

Product Portal uses the Application Express Account Credentials authentication scheme. To learn more, see "Application Express Accounts".

Installing AnyCo IT Department Sample Websheet Application

To install AnyCo IT Department:

  1. Log in to Oracle Application Express.

    The Workspace home page appears.

  2. Click the Application Builder icon.

    The Application Builder home page appears.

  3. Click the Create button.

  4. Select the Sample Application link.

    The Sample Applications page appears.

  5. Locate AnyCo IT Department and click the Install link.

  6. Click Install Application.

    The Sample Applications page appears.

  7. To run the application, click the Run button.

  8. Enter the appropriate login credentials.

    1. Username - Enter your workspace username.

    2. Password - Enter your workspace password.

    3. Click Login.

Updating a Previously Installed Sample Database Application

To run a previously installed version of the sample database applications, Product Portal or Collection Showcase:

  1. Log in to Oracle Application Express.

  2. Click the Application Builder icon.

    The Application Builder home page appears.

  3. From the Tasks list, click Sample Applications.

    The Sample Application page appears.

  4. Locate the application (Product Portal or Collection Showcase) and click the Re-install link.

  5. If prompted, select the schema to create database objects and click Next.

  6. Click Install.

    Application Builder appears.

  7. To run the application:

    1. Click the Run Application icon.

    2. Enter the following credentials:

      • Username - Enter your workspace username.

      • Password - Enter your workspace password.

    3. Click Login.

Updating a Previously Installed Sample Websheet Application

To run a previously installed version of the sample Websheet applications, AnyCo IT Department or Big Cats:

  1. Log in to Oracle Application Express.

    The Workspace home page.

  2. Click the Application Builder icon.

    The Application Builder home page appears.

  3. From the Tasks list, click Sample Applications.

    The Sample Application page appears.

  4. Locate the application (AnyCo IT Department or Big Cats) and click the Re-install link.

  5. Click Reinstall.

    The Sample Application page appears again.

  6. To run the Websheet application:

    1. Click the Run link.

    2. Enter the following credentials:

      • Username - Enter your workspace username.

      • Password - Enter your workspace password.

    3. Click Login.