Re: Oracle APEX 3.1 printing PDFs
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 17:17:57 -0400
I haven't gone down the route you described but I have set this up using cocoon before. See this example:
Was pretty straight forward and works like a charm.
On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 4:40 PM, Dan Peacock <danp_at_autowares.com> wrote:
> One of my APEX developers came to me wondering about getting pdf printing
> working in our APEX 3.1 install.
> I did a little digging and came up with this document on Oracle's APEX site
> for printing:
> I get to the part that says: "Before getting started, you will need to have
> Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J) up and running." and I figure I'm good to
> go since I have a EM GC instance (version 10.2.0.5) running with OC4J.
> Here's where the wheels begin to fall off for me. In the configuration
> guide it says:
> *Step 1: Installing the WAR file*
> Place the fop.war file (located in *apex_install_directory*/utlities/fop)
> in an accessible location on your local machine. You then follow the
> directions below or can view the process by running this viewlet<http://www.oracle.com/wocportal/page/wocprod/ver-41/ocom/technology/products/database/application_express/html/fop_war_viewlet_swf.html>.
> 1. Navigate to your OC4J Oracle Enterprise Manager Console eg:
> 2. Select the Applications Tab
> 3. Select Deploy Button
> 4. On the "Deploy: Select Archive" page use the option "Archive is
> present on local host. Upload the archive to the server where Application
> Server Control is running." Use the file browse to select the fop.war file
> and click "Next" button
> 5. On the "Deploy: Application Attributes" page set the "Application
> Name" option to "fop" and clear the "Context Root " option and click "Next"
> 6. On the Deploy: Deployment Settings click the "Deploy" button
> Well, my EM has no Applications Tab, so I figure what it meant was the
> Applications "tab" under the EnterpriseManager0. I click on the
> Applications "tab" but can find no "Deploy" button.
> I'm stumped as to where to go next. The APEX application server doesn't
> seem to have OC4J running (and I can't seem to get EMGC to see that I have
> an Oracle Application Server running on that box, but that is a separate
> So, before I spend a couple of days chasing my tail and/or waiting for
> Support to get back to me, I figured I would pose the question here: Has
> anyone gotten APEX printing to work? Am I thinking incorrectly that I can
> use the EM OC4J to accomplish this?
> Any insights would be greatly appreciated.
> Dan Peacock
> Database Administrator
> Auto-wares, Inc.