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FRM-40510: ORACLE error: unable to DELETE record

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonMay 29,  2015

Oracle has these notes on the SQL*Forms FRM-40510 error:

FRM-40510: ORACLE error: unable to DELETE record.

Cause:  This behavior can occur when the view associated with the current block cannot be updated. Views cannot be updated if Oracle8 cannot trace a row and column in the view back to its corresponding row and column in the base table. For example, you cannot update views that are based on multiple tables. When views cannot be updated, you cannot delete any records that are using the views.

Action:  To resolve the problem, associate the data block with an object through which you can delete the record. Or, consult your Oracle database administrator or the object owner for an alternative way to delete the record.



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