ADF 11g Quicky 4 : Where is my cursor ?

In my current project I encountered a usability issue. The users where unable to see where the cursor was located. It was flickering, but on a page with ,multiple input components it was very difficult to locate the field where the cursor was located. I decided to help them out (more...)

ADF 11g : Fancy Master Detail or how to Highlight Related Detail Records

Last week I a had a rather interesting question: Is it possible to highlight related data that is in different af:table components ? Sure you can, so I decided to write a simple example application, and share the knowledge in this post.The use Case.After selecting a row in one (more...)

ADF 11g : Query Component with ‘dynamic’ view criteria

In my current project use a lot of re usable taskflows. In one particular situation I needed exactly the same taskflow to be re-used with one tiny small difference: The displayed query component needed to have different fields compared to page in the base taskflow. Now there are lots of (more...)

ADF 11g Quicky 3 : Adding Error, Info and Warning messages

How can we add a message programatically ? Last week I got this question for the second time in a months time. I decided to write a short blogpost on how this works.Adding messages is very easy, you just need to know how it works.You can add a message (more...)

Announcement – Free ADF Webinar for ODTUG

This Tuesday I will present a webinar for ODTUG. In this webinar I will talk about how to provide management information from within your ADF application. Topics : ADF DVT's, Google Maps, MS Excel, and Reporting Solutions.Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ESTReaching out from ADF: (more...)

ADF 11g : Using the ActiveRowKey property

In ADF 11g Release 2, the ADF Table component has a property called 'ActiveRowKey'. According to documentation, this represents the row that is currently active on the client. In click-to-edit mode, the active row will be made editable and is brought into view (if not already visible). Upon initial display, (more...)

ADF 11g : Show PDF in a Popup

In one of my previous posts I showed how to use ADF popup components to display external content such as webpages like wikipedia in an inline frame. Based on this post a colleague of mine tried to display a PDF document. That didn't work. In this post I explain how (more...)

ADF 11g : Printing Directly From Your Application

Last week I was asked this question : "Can we print directly from within our ADF Application, without invoking the printer dialog ?" I wasn't sure but after some investigation the answer was clear. Yes you can ! Here is how...I decided to create a print start up form where (more...)