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Oracle® Application Express Application Builder User's Guide
Release 5.0
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4.4 Using Application Home Page

When you select an application, the Application home page appears. Use the Application home page to run, edit, import, export, copy, or delete applications.

4.4.1 Edit Application Properties Button

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The application ID and the application name display at the top of the Application home page. The application ID also displays in the breadcrumb at the top of the page.

The Edit Application Properties button displays to the right of the application ID and name. Click Edit Application Properties to edit the application definition, including the application Name and Application Alias.

4.4.2 Application Home Page Icons

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The following large icons appear beneath the application ID and application name:

4.4.3 Create Page Button

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Clicking the Create Page button launches a wizard that walks you through creating a page in an application. See "Creating a Page from the Application Home Page."

4.4.4 Application Home Page Navigation Bar

A navigation bar displays in the center of the Application home page. You can use the navigation to search for pages or customize the appearance of the page.

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The Application home page navigation bar contains the following controls:

  • Select columns to search - This field contains a magnifying glass icon. Click this icon to narrow your search to only specific columns. To search all columns, select All Columns.

  • Text area - Enter case insensitive search criteria (wildcard characters are implied) and click Go.

  • Go button - Executes a search or applies a filter.

  • View icons. Use these icons to toggle between three views:

    • View Icons (default) displays each page as a large icon identified by the page name.

    • View Report displays each page as a line in a report. Each line includes the page ID, the page name, when the page was last updated, who updated it, the page type, user interface classification, and group.

  • Actions menu - Displays the Actions menu. Use this menu to customize the report view. See "About the Actions Menu."

4.4.5 About Customizing the Application Home Page

You can control how the Application home page appears by selecting the following icons: View Icons, View Report, or View Detail.

View Icons (the default) display each page as an icon.

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Report mode displays each page as a line in a report. Each line includes the page number (ID), the page name, when the page was last updated and by whom, the page type, any associated group, and lock status. To view a page, click the page ID. Click the Lock icon to prevent conflicts during application development. Click the Run icon to run the associated page and render viewable HTML.


Tip:

The Run icon does not display for dialog pages or global pages since these page cannot be run directly.

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4.4.6 Application Home Page Tasks List

A Tasks list displays on the right side of the Application home page.

The Tasks list contains the following links:

4.4.7 Recently Edited Pages

Recently Edited Pages region contains links to recently edited pages within the current application. To link to specific page, click the page ID and name.