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Oracle Forms 10g- When can I find the FORMS_PATH environment variable?

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We just installed Oracle Forms/Reports 10g and I need to make a change to the FORMS_PATH. Where can I find the file that the FORMS_PATH is in?
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by:leewv1
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which environment are you in? Windows, Unix, etc.  For Windows, our FORMS_PATH is set in the registry under HKEY_LOCAL_MACINE/SOFTWARE/ORACLE/<your oracle home>.  It is also noted in the DEFAULT.ENV file located in your <your oracle home>\forms\server directory.  In Unix (in my experience), FORMS_PATH is an environmental variable.
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by:joekeri
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We are running Windows 2003.


So you are saying that i can modify the DEFAULT.ENV file and put the FORMS_PATH in there?
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by:leewv1
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Yes, but edit your registry entry as well.
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I went in usign Regedit, but I dont see any mention of FORMS_PATH. I checked all the folders under the ORACLE folder.
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I think I had to create the entry, but that was 4 years ago.
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