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Update View [message #322841] Mon, 26 May 2008 07:04 Go to next message
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I have created a view like below and used in a data block.

create view po_view as
select ood.organization_code,pov.segment1,pov.vendor_name,pvs.vendor_site_code,tsh.vendor_id,
tsh.subinventory_code from org_organization_definitions ood, po_vendors pov,
po_vendor_sites_all pvs ,tab_smi_hubs tsh
pov.vendor_id = pvs.vendor_id
and pvs.vendor_site_id = tsh.vendor_site_id
and ood.organization_id = tsh.organization_id

The Find Block Displays the Column's as expected using WHEN_BUTTON_PRESSED Trigger.
But now I also need to update & delete from the View.

I've checked the Insert Allowed, update Allowed and Query Allowed properties on all items to Yes. I get a message
FRM -40602 : Cannot insert or update in a View.

From this Forum I got a Message saying "check view USER_UPDATABLE_COLUMNS and it will tell you whether your view supports update, insert, or delete". but i dont have such column on view. I’m not sure where i need to check

Thank for your help in advance.

Re: Update View [message #322912 is a reply to message #322841] Mon, 26 May 2008 18:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
vamsi kasina
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You can't insert, update or delete the Complex views.
For this purpose you have to use INSTEAD OF trigger in database operations.

From Forms you can use ON-INSERT, ON-UPDATE and ON-DELETE triggers.

Have you tried them?

Re: Update View [message #322931 is a reply to message #322912] Mon, 26 May 2008 21:20 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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search for materialized view, you can update it but it does not automatically refreshed
Re: Update View [message #331563 is a reply to message #322841] Fri, 04 July 2008 00:40 Go to previous message
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If ALL the fields of ALL the primary keys are referenced in the view then it should work.

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