The Oracle E-Business Suite products provide many key flexfields as integral parts of the products. This chapter contains tables with basic information for many . 4 Values and Value Sets. 5 Using Additional Flexfield Features. 6 Key Flexfields in Oracle E-Business Suite. 7 Standard Request Submission. For flexfields and report parameters in Oracle E-Business Suite, values in value sets can affect functionality such as the rollup of accounting data, job grades.

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You can update the translated value for the current session language in the Translated Value field. Ideally your flexfield value set security setup will work perfectly.

Oracle E-Business Suite Flexfields Guide

You must specify the type because this window cannot retrieve this information for a “column name” that is not a registered single column. There are four ways you can put a value into a key flexfield segment in order of precedence, where the first overrides the second, which overrides the third, which in turn overrides the fourth:.

Also, once you learn how to plan e-busineds set up one Oracle E-Business Suite feature that is built using a flexfield, you will find it much easier to set up any other Oracle E-Business Suite feature that uses a flexfield. If the segment or parameter is displayed, the Value Column appears with the parameter or segment prompt as the column title.

You can specify minimum and maximum boundary values for these value sets in the current session’s date format while defining the value suitd. You should choose your separator character carefully so that it does not conflict with your flexfield data. The e-busibess length is the segment length a user sees in the pop-up window.

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As time passes, you will find that you need to change your flexfield value set security grants and roles. You can define new segment values, specify value descriptions for your values and to enable or disable existing values as well. These special segments are your report parameters.

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You can define a range of values for a value set that already contains values. Date and DateTime value set formats will be obsolete in a future release and are provided for backward compatibility only. Column Size Fields The three Size fields automatically display the sizes of the columns you select.

You specify this data security object for grants you create using the Grants page. Choose the Segments button to flexfieldx the Segments Summary window, and define your flexfield segments. Check this box if you want the context field value to be synchronized always with the reference field value for this descriptive flexfield. NULL suffix to make your bind variable optional, that is, allow null values.

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For example, you can list the segment values, whether they are visible or hidden, their prompts, their value descriptions, their value sets, their hidden IDs, and any dependencies on other parameters.

C or later must be applied before you use this feature with any object instance sets other than “All value sets” which does not require any parameters. Choose Up to view the values at the level just above your current value. You can set up a different descriptive flexfield segment structure for each value you define.

A flexfield is a field made up of sub-fields, or segments. If you specify a format type of Character, however, you see only columns of type Char. When a user enters a context value into the context field, the user then sees different context-sensitive segments depending on which context value the user entered.


You can think of a flexfield qualifier as an “identification tag” for a segment. If yes, you need to define a reference field note that some descriptive flexfields do not provide reference fields. For certain types of changes to value hierarchies, a concurrent request is submitted to rebuild the value hierarchies. For details on dynamic insertion for a particular flexfield, refer to the Oracle [Product] User’s Guide of the owning application.


If necessary, create your default dependent values manually using the Segment Values form you also use this form to create all dependent values other than the default e-business. You can also segregate access by Operating Unit as well as by role or responsibility. You must be able to get information on labor costs from your payrolls, and send this information to other systems.

In Oracle Forms-based applications, Standard Request Submission uses a special descriptive flexfield on the Submit Requests window and related windows. roacle

Use this window only for values you use in segments of the Accounting Flexfield in Oracle General Ledger. All Oracle E-Business Suite products that reference items share the Item Flexfield and support multiple-segment implementations.

But when you modify Oracle E-Business Suite data using anything other than Oracle E-Business Suite forms, you may change a row in one table without making corresponding changes in related tables. This chapter contains tables with basic information for many of the key flexfields in Oracle E-Business Suite. You must freeze and compile your flexfield definition before you can use your flexfield. For example, say the segment separator is a period.

For example, to display In this case, you can set up a value set containing your existing values and use the value set to populate the context field.

Oracle E-Business Suite Flexfields Guide

Values and Value Sets. You choose Down with your cursor on B, as shown above you can choose from Up, Down, or Network for this value. The following sections contain a table for individual key flexfields in the Oracle E-Business Suite. We click the Update icon.