Oracle Application Express provides a hosted online documentation library and field-level Help. You access, search, or download the online documentation library by going to the Oracle Help Center.
Oracle Help Center offers a comprehensive library of publications that describe how to use Oracle Application Express. Whether you are new to Oracle Application Express or an advanced user, you can find useful information about Oracle Application Express, ranging from getting started guides to advanced features.
To access Oracle Application Express documentation available in Oracle Help Center:
Click the Help menu in the upper right corner and select Documentation .
Oracle Help Center appears.
Click Learn More... links within the user interface to view information regarding the current page.
Information regarding the current page appears.
Redirecting the Help Menu
“Configuring the Help Menu” in Oracle Application Express Administration Guide
To perform a keyword search of the online documentation library:
While viewing a topic, a table of content displays in the left pane. To hide this pane, click the left facing arrow beneath the document title. The left pane is temporarily hidden.
Use the Download all Oracle Application Express release 5.1 books link to download the Oracle Application Express documentation library.
To download the online documentation library:
The Oracle Application Express Documentation Library welcome page appears.
Most select lists, check boxes, items, and fields within the Oracle Application Express include field-level Help. Field-level Help displays in two different ways depending upon where you are viewing it.
Most select lists, check boxes, items, and fields within the Oracle Application Express include field-level Help.
To view field-level help:
Most attributes in Oracle Application Express include field-level Help. Attributes with field-level Help, have light gray icon that resembles a question mark (?). Passing your cursor over the icon displays the tooltip, Help Text:....
A Help window appears.
To access field-level help with the keyboard, focus on the correct field and then press Alt+F1.
Page Designer includes Help for all properties in the Property Editor.
To view Help in Page Designer:
Page Designer appears.
As you change focus in either view, the Property Editor automatically updates to reflect the currently selected component.
Once you activate the Help pane, the content that displays changes every time you select another attribute.
To view an online summary that describes just the Page Designer window, view a page in Page Designer, click the Help menu at the top of the page, and select Getting Started with Page Designer.