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redirect URL link from APEX page

kp2000 Newbie
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Hello
I am trying to create a link from apex page..I have a text like this:

Thanks for the registration..If you need more information please click here.

The Click Here portion , upon clicking redirects to a seperate web page.

Any ideas please

thanks
kp
  • 1. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    TexasApexDeveloper Guru
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    You can use this package: owa_util.redirect_url

    documentation on it http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E21764_01/portal.1111/e12042/psutil.htm#i1006199

    Thank you,

    Tony Miller
    Ruckersville, VA
  • 2. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    714270 Pro
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    user8612301 wrote:
    Hello
    I am trying to create a link from apex page..I have a text like this:

    Thanks for the registration..If you need more information please click here.

    The Click Here portion , upon clicking redirects to a seperate web page.

    Any ideas please

    thanks
    kp
    Not sure where you have specified this text; but one option is to format the text as:
    Thanks for the registration..If you need more information please <a href = "http://www.google.com" target = "_blank"><b>Click Here</b></a>
  • 3. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    Nicolette Expert
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    Kp

    That depends.
    user8612301 wrote:
    Hello
    I am trying to create a link from apex page..I have a text like this:
    The text is this a source of a html region, a display only item a column in a report?
    Thanks for the registration..If you need more information please click here.
    Make the click part a link like
      <a href="your-url">click here</a>
    If it is a display only item make sure the value isn't escaped.
    And if it is a column use type standerd report column.

    If there needs to be a submit upon clicking then the link would have.
       href="#"
       onclick="doSubmit('YOURREQUEST')"
    Have a branch of type url instead of page.

    Nicolette
  • 4. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    kp2000 Newbie
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    Nic,

    Thanks a lot..Small suggestion needed..I may need a link that shows a pdf file.

    click here
    When I click on "click here" then it will redirect me to the URL(i need to create this) that has got a pdf doc.

    Can you please advice the steps I need for this.

    thanks
    kp
  • 5. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    Kiran Expert
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    Hello kp,

    >
    Thanks a lot..Small suggestion needed..I may need a link that shows a pdf file.
    >

    Where are you storing the PDF file?
    1) Database
    2) OS

    Regards,
    Kiran
  • 6. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    kp2000 Newbie
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    Kiran
    Thx for helping me out

    We use Database to store that PDF file.

    Appreciate your help

    Kp

    Edited by: user8612301 on Jan 17, 2013 8:02 PM
  • 7. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    Nicolette Expert
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    Kp

    Asuming with Database you mean that the pdf file is stored in your own table.
    You have to use the function APEX_UTIL.GET_BLOB_FILE_SRC

    Now where to use this function depends on what you use to display the text.

    So is it a a html region, a display only item, a column in a report or something else?

    Nicolette.
  • 8. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    kp2000 Newbie
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    Hi Nicolette,
    I am having this link as part of HTML region.Appreciate your input.
    Thanks a lot for taking time for me.

    thanks
    kp
  • 9. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    kp2000 Newbie
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    Rohit
    Your reply sounds great..
    One tip i need is on how to manage URL for DEV and production

    For exampme the URL i enter for development instance may not work for prod.
    How to handle that and make it generic

    I have the document appearing from a page. When someone click on that i am trying to redirect them to that page.
    But would like to make that generic across all instances..how..

    I am thingkning of using Branching..need some idea on that how to redirect from a html link
  • 10. Re: redirect URL link from APEX page
    Nicolette Expert
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    kp
    user8612301 wrote:
    For exampme the URL i enter for development instance may not work for prod.
    How to handle that and make it generic

    I have the document appearing from a page. When someone click on that i am trying to redirect them to that page.
    But would like to make that generic across all instances..how..
    If the link is directly to an other page in the same apex application the url will be something like.
    f?p=&APP_ID.:2:&APP_SESSION.
    Since the link is to a page in the same domain that part of the url doesn't have to be included.
    Saving you the headache of changing if you move from develoment to production.
    &APP_ID. will be replaced at run time with the actual application id. So even if the application gets a new id assigned during import in production the link will still go to the right page.
    Page numbers do not change during a import or copy of an application.

    Have look at [url http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E37097_01/doc/doc.42/e35125/concept.htm#CIHCFHBD]Understanding URL syntax and Understanding Substitution Strings
    >
    I am thingkning of using Branching..need some idea on that how to redirect from a html link
    If you want to use a Branche you need to submit the page.
    href="#" onclick="doSubmit('YOURREQUEST')"
    Or use a dynamic action to submit the page.
    href="#" id="My_Link"
    And the dynamic action has than a selection type of jQuery selector and the selector is #My_Link
    Use sumit page as action type.

    Nicolette

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