What Is the Difference Between a WebCenter Interaction Portal User 'property' and 'preference'? (Doc ID 978174.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Interaction Development Kit - Version 6.0 and later
Oracle WebCenter Interaction - Version 6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 28-Jan-2014***

Goal

To help clear up the nature of properties and preferences, we can look at the following concrete use-case:

Say for instance you need to be able to associate data with users in such a way as to allow users to get/set their own data (via a portlet) and administrators to access and override the user's information. What would be the best way to implement this in the portal?

Solution

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