Building your own button in an APEX region

Von Tobias Arnhold 5.29.2009
Have you ever experienced some issues when you wanted to create a button inside an APEX region behind an item and that button should call a javascript function.
With normal APEX features "Create a button displayed among this region's items" it's not possible as I know because APEX creates automatically a doSubmit button.

Anyway one way to fix that is to create an own button:

First create your own button, for example on:
or on:

Next upload the new button image into the application workspace.
Home>Application Builder>Application 100>Shared Components>Images>Create>
Application: #Your application name#
Upload New Image: #Image path#
Notes: #Additional information to the picture#

Last step is to create an "Display as Text" page item with the following settings:
Label: empty
Template: No Label
Width: 0
Post Element Text:

// if image was set to
// "No Application Associated"
// then use #WORKSPACE_IMAGES#
alt="Set user settings"
style="cursor: pointer"
title="Set user settings"

Info: If the button should be right behind an item then edit the option "Begin On
New Line" to "No".
And of course you can put the img-tag also into the "Post Element Text" of an already used APEX item.

At the end it should look similar to that:

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