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E1: FDA: Event Rules and System Functions (Doc ID 626558.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2024

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version SP24 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



Event Rules are logic statements that are used to create complex business logic without requiring knowledge of a programming language or its syntax. Event Rules are created using the EnterpriseOne software tools and attached to events. Events are activities that occur in an application, such as entering a form, exiting a field, exiting a row, or initiating a page break on a report. Event rules process when the user or the system initiates an event. Event Rules can be attached to controls, such as a particular field, an entire form, the grid, a report section, or a table. They can also be created within business function event rules (Named Event Rules) to become encapsulated, reusable business logic.

Event Rules can be created to perform the following type of functions:

For additional information on Event Rules, refer to the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Development Tools: Event Rules Guide available on the Oracle Technology Network

This document provides an overview of Event Rules and System Functions.


This document is intended for the EnterpriseOne developer who will be using the Design tools and Event Rules to develop and/or modify interactive and batch applications.


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In this Document
 Event Rule Types
 Application Event Rules
 Table Event Rules
 Examples of Event Rule Types
 Runtime Processing of Event Rules
 Runtime Data Structures
 Available Objects and Runtime Data Structures
 Troubleshooting Event Rules
 Printing Event Rules
 Event Rule Validation
 Working with BrowsER
 ER Debugger
 R91VLDT - Batch Program to Scan the ER
 System Functions
 Types of System Functions Available
 Examples of System Functions
 How to Use System Functions and Documentation

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