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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Confine Mode Vs. Flex Mode
name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
be to Allah, blessing and peace be upon our prophet Mohammed, his family and
his companions. After that,
This is a reminder upon request to Oracle
developers concerning dealing with two main component modes of Oracle Report layout.
two modes control the management of your report frames and fields. wizards can do
the initial layout but wizards are always unsatisfied; you must modify the
layout manually. Here
comes the need to recognize the functionality of Confine and Flex modes to deal
with them efficiently.
objects cannot be moved outside their enclosing parent objects.
objects can be moved outside their enclosing parent objects.
(it is on by
borders "stretch" when child objects are moved against them
borders remain fixed when child objects are moved against
(it is on by
do really recommend to backup any Oracle Report before any changes in the object
report layout at least for its current acceptable
Confine Mode Practice:
e.g. In order to move any report object from one parent frame to
the object to the desired location.
Flex Mode Practice:
If flex is on, then a
lot of stuff may move when you move an object.
Set it to off to see the
working in the layout DO NOT maximize the report layout page. Divide your
visible computer screen between the report object navigator and your report
This enable you to efficiently compare between your report object layout page and the
actual position of each report object exists in the report builder hierarchy .
position of any report object in the layout will result in improper position of
the report hierarchy tree. This leads to
run time error. This way you instantly undo any improper position before it's
too late. Oracle reports undo changes just once for only the last one. This way helps in minimizing the lost time and efforts spent in fixing such