FND : fnd_descriptive_flexs, fnd_descr_flex_column_usages

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The below tables are used to store the descriptive flexfield definition


FND_DESCRIPTIVE_FLEXS
stores setup information about descriptive
flexfields. Each row includes the name of the table that contains the
descriptive flexfield columns, the name and title of the flexfield, the
identifier of the application with which the flexfield is registered,
whether the flexfield is currently frozen, whether this is a protected
descriptive flexfield, the name of the structure defining column for the
flexfield (CONTEXT_COLUMN_NAME), and other information about
how the flexfield is defined. You need one row for each descriptive
flexfield in each application. Oracle Application Object Library uses this
information to generate a compiled definition for a descriptive flexfield.

FND_DESCR_FLEX_COLUMN_USAGES stores the correspondences
between application table columns and the descriptive flexfield
segments. Each row includes an application identifier, the name of a
descriptive flexfield, and a column name. The context field value, also
known as the structure name, is in
DESCRIPTIVE_FLEX_CONTEXT_CODE. Each row also includes the
segment name (END_USER_COLUMN_NAME), the display
information about the segment such as prompts, display size, type of
default value, whether the segment is required or not, whether the
segment is part of a high, low segment pair, whether security is enabled
for the segment, whether to display the segment or not, and the value
set the segment uses. You need one row for each segment for each
context value (structure), including global data element segments, for
each descriptive flexfield of each application. Oracle Application Object
Library uses this information to create a compiled descriptive flexfield
definition to store in the FND_COMPILED_DESCRIPTIVE_FLEXS table.

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