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Flex Field Interview Questions

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Group Flexfield is Used in Oracle Payroll. This Group Flexfield catches the information to which the employee belongs. eg : Regular then the employee belongs to Regular payroll Group.
Based on our requirements we categorize the employees in to groups for easy identification purpose.

There are Two types of flexfielld they are
1. Descriptve flexfield(which is optional)
2. keyflexfield
IN keyflex thereare 33 key flexfilds which are used in varios modules of oracle application package.

Yes, it is possible to enable or disable few fileds in DFF by usning Check Box

Flexfield qualifiers are basically used to identify the nature of the segment at the flexfield level. Qualifiers like Balancing,Cost Center, InterEntity,Natural Account etc..indicates the type of segment.
For Ex--> Normally company segment is qualified as Balancing, which will intimate that the debits should balance the credits for a particular account for a specified company. i.e for a specific GL code combinations.
Hence having unique names to the segments/flexfield has no connection with this as the purpose of the above is totally different.

Yes this can be done with Custom.pll It has a procedure call Event.In this procedure you can capture events like when-new-form-instance,when-new-item-instance etc So capture tht event on which you want to disable your DFF and use name_in('system.current_form/item') to know the name of your DFF and then using form built-in set_item_property disable that field. Same way we can do enable the DFF.

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