Faceted Search

Faceted search, or faceted navigation, provides an easy-to-use interface to narrow the results of a report and quickly locate specific data.

Like other declarative data-driven components in Application Express, you can create a faceted search page on an existing table, an arbitrary SQL query, an ORDS REST-Enabled SQL Service, or virtually any REST endpoint. Using an intelligent auto-discovery and scoring algorithm, recommended facets are automatically created based upon data distribution, related tables, column sizes, distinct values, average data length, and more. You can customize the recommended facets and easily add new facets using a robust set of declarative attributes.

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