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Plamen Mushkov Profile picture
22h 4 tweets 3 min read
Did you ever needed a chat region for your #orclapex app? There is actually a Classic Report Comments template that produces almost that,

With few simple steps you can turn Comments template into a real chat. Follow thread to see how I did it. 🧵⤵️

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So what do you need?

🔸Classic Report with Comments Template
🔸Slightly modified SQL query, specifying which message are your own and which are not
🔸A special CSS class, assigned to the Classic Report, which will be used for styling it

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Final step - some CSS to style your Chat region. It can be placed into your page's Inline CSS, a static CSS file that you use for your application or other fancy places that you can imagine. Ideally I would place it into my own CSS file in Shared Components.

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Demo 👏

Here is how our new Chat region looks, hosted on my free @OracleAPEX workspace.…

To make it perfect, we need a way to add messages to the chat. So stay tuned - this will be done in the next #orclapex Twitter thread. 🔥

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