1. What are context sensitive segments in descriptive flexfields?

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.

2. What is the difference between key flexfield and Descriptive flexfield?

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.

3. Can we use other columns (beside attributes) as segments for DFF?

Yes we may.if we register some other columns then we may use them as flexfields.But this is not recommended by Oracle.

5. What is the significance of cross validate segments in the Key flexfield structure screen?

Cross validation prevents the users from entering the invalid flexfield combinations. This is applicable to all the responsibilities.

6. What is the significance of reference field in a DFF?

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

7. What is concurrent prg?

Concurrent Program is nothing but an instance of execution file along with parameters and incompatable.

8. How do I enter the default value of Key flexfield or DFF segment?

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.

9. What is the difference between flexfield qualifier and segment qualifier?

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

10. Give the complete process cycle for OE / AR?

Order EnteredOrder BookedDispatch EligibleDispatchedPick Release EligiblePick ReleasedShip ConfirmInvoicedPosted in GL

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