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How to Create a Context-Sensitive Descriptive Flexfield (DFF) in R12 Customers Page (Doc ID 1354248.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Trading Community - Version 12.0 and later
Oracle Receivables - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Forms allow for personalization without re-programming the Source Code, however please note that these Personalizations are considered as "Customization", and need to be tested thoroughly before implementing into Production.

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Users have the need to create a context-sensitive DFF in the Customers page, meaning specific DFF context would automatically be selected based on the account number being the reference field.

This was very straight-forward in 11i, where you could simply use the BLOCK.FIELD for a reference.

Are reference/context-sensitive DFFs possible in the OA/HTML pages? And is there a straight-forward way to build them?


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