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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

Part Number B32519-02
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Business Area Properties dialog

Use this dialog to view or change the properties of a business area. For example, to change a business area name, description, or identifier.

For more information, see:

"What are business areas?"

"How to edit business area properties"

This dialog has two tabs: General and Dependents. Click each tab to view or edit properties.

General tab


This field displays the business area name.


This field displays a text description of the business area.

The contents of this field are displayed in the description line of the Discoverer Plus Query Wizard (for more information, see the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer Plus.


A unique name that Discoverer uses to identify EUL and workbook objects. When matching objects common to different EULs, Discoverer uses identifiers to locate objects in different EULs that refer to the same business object. For more information, see "What are identifiers?".

Warning: It is not advisable to change an identifier as it can affect the relationships between EUL objects.

Dependents tab

Note that dependents do not apply at the business area level.

Automatically save changes after each edit

Use this check box to save changes each time a field in this dialog is updated.