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Oracle Payroll 'Elements' Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 115720.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Payroll - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this article is provide answers to some frequently asked questions in regards to Elements

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What are Elements?
 What are the seeded Element Classifications and Categories?
 How can an element be deleted or end dated?
 What is the purpose of the shadow elements, Special Inputs and Special Features?
 Why is the 'Database Item' of type 'DATE' not created when saving a element?
 How can the name of an element be changed on Payslip?
 Can the element name be changed if the element is already linked and has been processed in a Payroll?
 What is the purpose of the 'Once Each Period' check box?
 What is the use of Element Design Wizard? How does it work?
 Is it possible to create a element with the same name as a seeded element?
 How can we change the termination rule of an element?
 How do you end date or delete seeded balance feeds from the Element Description or the Balance form?
 Can an Element's Input Value data type be changed after the Element is processed?
 Do you have to create new earnings and deductions when you create a new business group?
 How do you create a balance feed from an old element to a new element?
 Can you feed an assigned element of each employee from an old element to a new element?
 Can I define new Primary Element Classification?
 What are the deduction element names that would not be pulled up by PAY_ALL_DEDUCTIONS_TYPES_V?
 Can we use Element Design Wizard for International HRMS setups?
 There are several fields and buttons on the Element Description form which are invisible, Why?
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