Welcome to the Forms Look and Feel
The Look and Feel project is a set of tools that permits
decorating a Forms module by reading the graphical properties from
an external CSS file.
All the decoration information is read from
this file and applied at runtime.
The tool is made up of a PL/SQL library (laf.pll), a set of Java
Beans and PJCs grouped in a jar file (laf.jar), and a CSS file.
Because the graphical
information is read from a given CSS file, it is easy to change the
look and feel of the application without modifying the form
- The PL/SQL library contains a package of functions and
procedures need to decorate both canvases and
- The jar file contains the beans need to paint over the canvas
and overload the standards forms widgets (buttons, check-boxes,
radio groups and lists).
- The CSS file contains all the required tags to apply the
With it, you can really externalize the look of the
Forms application by separating the functional implementation to the