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Oracle® Application Express Administration Guide
Release 4.2

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1.1 About the Workspace Administration Page

Use the Workspace Administration page to manage your application development environment.

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The top of Workspace Administration page contains the following icons:

About Tasks

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A Tasks list displays on the right side of the page and displays the following links:

Workspace Announcements

The Workspace Announcements region displays directly below the icons at the top of the Workspace Administration page. Use this display to communicate information to other users. See "Defining a Workspace Announcement".

About Dashboards

The Dashboards region displays links to specific dashboards. See "Viewing Workspace Dashboards".

Topics:

1.1.1 Accessing the Workspace Administration Page

Use the Administration page to manage your application development environment.

To access the Administration page:

  1. Log in to Oracle Application Express. See "Logging In To Oracle Application Express" in Oracle Application Express Application Builder User's Guide.

    The Workspace home page appears.

  2. Click the Administration icon.

    The Administration page appears.

1.1.2 Resetting Your Password from the Administration Page

To reset your password from the Administration page:

  1. Log in to Oracle Application Express. See "Logging In To Oracle Application Express" in Oracle Application Express Application Builder User's Guide.

    The Workspace home page appears.

  2. Click the Administration icon.

    The Administration page appears.

  3. On the Tasks list, click Change Password.

  4. In Change Password, enter the following:

    • Enter Current Password - Enter your current password.

    • Enter New Password - Enter your new password.

    • Confirm New Password - Enter your new password again.

  5. Click Apply Changes.

1.1.3 Viewing the Application Express Product Information Page

The About Application Express page lists basic product information. You can access the About Application Express page from the Workspace Administration page.

To view the About Application Express page:

  1. Navigate to the Workspace home page.

  2. Click the Administration icon.

    The Workspace Administration page appears.

  3. On the Tasks list, click About Application Express.

    The About Application Express page appears. The page is divided into these sections: About; Visit Oracle Online For More Information; CGI Environment; and Database Version.

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About

The About section displays the following information:

  • Product build

  • Schema compatibility

  • Last DDL time

  • Host schema

  • Application Owner

  • Workspace ID

  • Workspace Name

  • Current user

  • Language Preference

  • Current Time (on server)

Oracle Online For More Information

Oracle Online For More Information contains links to Oracle Technology Network and Oracle Technology Network Discussion Forum.

CGI Environment

Common Gateway Interface (CGI) Environment provides information about the currently installed web server software such as currently defined parameters and variables.

Database Version

Database Version lists details about the currently installed database version.

Character Set

Character Set lists currently selected character sets. The selected character set determines the encoding scheme used to display characters on screen.

1.1.4 Managing Files in the Export Repository

Use the Manage Export Repository page to manage files in the current workspace.

To access the Manage Export Repository page:

  1. Navigate to the Workspace home page.

  2. Click the Administration icon.

    The Workspace Administration page appears.

  3. On the Tasks list, click Manage Workspace Files.

    The Manage Export Repository page appears.

    You can customize the appearance of the page using the Search bar at the top of the page. See "Customizing Interactive Reports" in Oracle Application Express Application Builder User's Guide.

  4. To remove a file, select the file and click Delete Checked.

1.1.5 Managing Websheet Database Objects

All Websheet application data is stored within tables owned by a schema associated with this workspace. The tables are all prefixed by APEX$_. Use this page to manage these tables.

To access the Manage Export Repository page:

  1. Navigate to the Workspace home page.

  2. Click the Administration icon.

    The Workspace Administration page appears.

  3. On the Tasks list, click Websheet Database Objects.

    The Websheet Database Objects page appears.

  4. Select one of the following:

    • Remove Websheet Database Objects

    • Validate Websheet Database Objects