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Release 4.2

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Oracle Application Express End User's Guide offers an introduction to using Oracle Application Express applications from an end user's perspective. This guide explains how to use Websheets and interactive reports and use applications that include the ability to upload data.

To learn more about developing Oracle Application Express applications, see Oracle Database 2 Day + Application Express Developer's Guide and "Quick Start" in Oracle Application Express Application Builder User's Guide.


Topic Overview

This document contains the following sections:

Title Description
Changes in This Release Describes changes in this document for Oracle Application Express, release 4.2.
About Oracle Application Express Offers a brief introduction to the Oracle Application Express development environment.
Using Websheets Offers an overview of Oracle Application Express Websheet applications.
Using Interactive Reports Offers an overview of using Oracle Application Express interactive reports.
About Uploading Data Describes how to import data into an Oracle Application Express application using an existing application Data Loading Wizard.


Oracle Application Express End User's Guide is intended for end users who are running Oracle Application Express applications. To use this guide, you must have a general understanding of relational database concepts and an understanding of the operating system environment under which you are running Oracle Application Express.

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