1 Introduction

This chapter introduces Oracle Fusion Middleware Release Notes for Oracle Forms and Reports, 12c ( It includes the following topics:

1.1 Latest Release Information

This document is accurate at the time of publication. Oracle will update the release notes periodically after the software release. You can access the latest information and additions to these release notes on the Oracle Technology Network at:


1.2 Purpose of this Document

This document contains the release information for Oracle Forms and Reports 12c ( It describes differences between the software and its documented functionality.

Oracle recommends you review its contents before installing or working with the product.

1.3 About the Oracle Forms and Reports 12c ( Documentation Library

The Oracle Forms and Reports 12c Release ( documentation library provides documentation specific to this Oracle Fusion Middleware release.

The books in this library include cross-references to existing Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g Release 2 (11.1.2) documentation that applies to the software in this release.

For example:

1.4 Additional Release Notes for This Release

The release notes in this document are specific to the Oracle Forms and Reports 12c ( software.

For additional release notes that apply to this release, review the applicable release notes available in the latest Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c ( documentation library on the Oracle Technology Network (OTN).

1.5 System Requirements and Specifications

Oracle Fusion Middleware installation and configuration will not complete successfully unless users meet the hardware and software pre-requisite requirements before installation. For more information, review Oracle Fusion Middleware System Requirements and Specifications at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-requirements-100147.html

1.6 Certification Information

The latest certification information for Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c ( is available at the Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations Central Hub at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/ias/downloads/fusion-certification-100350.html

1.7 Licensing Information

Licensing information for Oracle Fusion Middleware is available at Oracle Fusion Middleware License Information.