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Unformatted text preview: Using the Oracle ® Forms Application Programming Interface (API) An Oracle Technical White Paper EIT-DE-WP-56 January 2000 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS TYPOGRAPHICAL CONVENTIONS .......................................................................................................... 3 FORMS API OVERVIEW ............................................................................................................................. 4 What is the Forms API?.............................................................................................................................. 4 Benefits of the Forms API .......................................................................................................................... 4 Assumptions................................................................................................................................................ 5 EXAMPLE 1: BASIC PROGRAM STRUCTURE AND METHODS .......................................................... 5 Example 1 – FormName.c .......................................................................................................................... 5 Explanation of Example 1........................................................................................................................... 6 BASIC CONCEPTS: OBJECTS, PROPERTIES, CONVENIENCE MACROS ........................................... 8 What are Forms Objects?............................................................................................................................ 8 What are Forms Properties?........................................................................................................................ 9 Getting and Setting Property Values Using the Convenience Macros ...................................................... 10 Generic Convenience Macros ................................................................................................................... 11 Function and Macro Naming Scheme....................................................................................................... 12 EXAMPLE 2: USING OBJECT AND PROPERTIES................................................................................. 15 Example 2 – ObjProp.c............................................................................................................................. 15 BASIC FORMS API FUNCTIONS ............................................................................................................. 19 Form Object Manipulation Functions ....................................................................................................... 19 Object Metadata Functions ....................................................................................................................... 22 Enumerated Property Values .................................................................................................................... 23 Property Metadata Functions .................................................................................................................... 24Property Metadata Functions ....
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