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A flexfield is a placeholder set of fields that can be configured by customers for use by their organizations. A flexfield is a flexible data field that your organization can customize to your business needs without programming. Oracle Applications uses two types of flexfields, key flexfields and descriptive flexfields.

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Question: What is the significance of reference field in a DFF?



Answer: Using reference field in the DFF, you can toggle the DFF on the basis of reference field value.

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Question: Can we disable/enable a whole DFF(not few Attributes)



Answer: Yes this can be done with Custom.pll It has a procedure call Event.In this procedure u can capture events like when-new-form-instance,when-new-item-instance etc So capture tht event on which u want to disable your DFF and use name_in('system.current_form/item') to know the name of ur DFF and then using form built-in set_item_property disable that field. Same way we can do enable the DFF Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: How do I enter the default value of Key flexfield or DFF segment?



Answer: While defining segments or attribute of KFF or DFF in segement(accounting flexfield) window in validation box select constant in default type and enter default value.
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Question: What is the purpose of a flexfield qualifier? Why is it needed when you can have a unique name for a segment?



Answer: 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 con Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: Which procedure should be used to make the DFF read only at run time?



Answer: FND_DESCR_FLEX.UPDATE_DEFINITION()


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Question: How do we make the segments in a particular flexfield mandatory?



Answer: Since a flexfield is composed of segments and a value set must be defined to the segment (at least format type , max size, etc for validation Type=None), a minimum rule is then defined (type and size of data). The user must enters a value, if not there will be an error shown to the user.
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Question: What is the significance of cross validate segments in the Key flexfield structure screen (figure 6)?



Answer: Cross validation prevents the users from entering the invalid flexfield combinations. This is applicable to all the responsibilities Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: What is the difference between key flexfield and Descriptive flexfield?



Answer: Key Flexfield is used to describe unique identifiers that will have a better meaning than using number IDs. e.g a part number, a cost centre etc
Desc Flex is used to just capture extra information.
Key Flexfields have qualifiers whereas Desc Flexfields do not.
Desc Flexfields can have context sensitive segments while Key flexfields cannot. Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: What is the difference between flexfield qualifier and segment qualifier?



Answer: Flexfiled qualifier identifies segement in a flexfield and segment qualifier identifies value in a segment.

There are four types of flexfiled qualifier 1) Balancing segment qualifier 2) cost center 3) natural account and 4) intercompnay

segemtn qualifier :- 1) allow budgeting 2) allow posting 3) account type 4) contral account and 5) reconciliation flag
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Question: Do we need to register Standard DFF?s?



Answer: Stndars DFF's are given by Oracle.We need not register.We can register CustomDFF's .

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Question: How many flexfields are there in total modules



Answer: 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.
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Question: Which procedure should be called to enable a DFF in a form?



Answer: FND_DESCR_FLEX.DEFINE (BLOCK => 'BLOCK_NAME'
,FIELD => 'FORM_FIELD_NAME'
,APPL_SHORT_NAME => 'APP_NAME'
,DESC_FLEX_NAME => 'DFF_NAME'
); Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: What is the maximum number of segments that can be defined for KFF?



Answer: Once can compile a KFF without any segments defined within. There is no lower limit.However there is limit on the maximum number of segments to be used and that is 30 as rightly said by my friend.
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Question: How do I enable a database column to use it in a DFF segment?



Answer: Open Flexfield => Descriptive=>Register and query required DFF. Click on "Columns" button enable/disable required columns there. Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: What is the significance of structure id in key flexfields?



Answer: A Key-Flexfield may be associated with single or multiple structures. This is specified when creating a new flexfield.

This can be clearly understood when defining a new key flex field. Note that All the fields expect description and Structure column are optional.

If you want to enable a multi-structured flex-field you need to assciate the corresponding back-end column Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: What are context sensitive segments in descriptive flexfields?



Answer: Context Sensitive segments in descriptive FFs are segments which can be made available or not based on the values entered by the Users in a 'Context' field. This helps in building a value based logic for the FF Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: What is the use of Group Flex field and where exactly we use?



Answer: 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.

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Question: Can we use other columns (beside attributes) as segments for DFF?



Answer: yes we may.if we register some other columns then we may use them as flexfields.But this is not recommended by Oracle Source: CoolInterview.com
Question: Are the value sets mandatory for DFF segments?



Answer: Valuesets for the segments in DFF's are not mandatory.

If require you can change as mandatory. In this Dff form on check box as unable/ disable U can using as require..

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Question: Is it possible to enable/disable only few fields of any DFF?



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

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