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Working With Definition Groups

PeopleSoft Definition Security is a Microsoft Windows-based application that you can access from PeopleSoft Application Designer.

Access the PS Definition Security (select Go, then select Definition Security).

Image: PS Definition Security displaying all definitions

This example shows PS Definition Security displaying all definitions.

PS Definition Security displaying all definitions

To open an existing definition group:

  1. Select File, Open, Group.

    The Definition Security Open dialog box appears.

  2. Select a group ID.

  3. Click OK.

To create a new definition group:

  1. Select File, New Group.

  2. Add definitions to the group.

  3. Save the group and give it a name in the Save Group As dialog box.

To clone a definition group:

  1. Open the definition group you want to clone.

  2. Select File, Save As.

    The Save Group As dialog appears.

  3. Enter a group ID and click OK.

To rename a definition group:

  1. Select File, Rename.

    The Rename Group ID dialog box appears.

  2. From the Rename list, select the group that you want to rename.

  3. Enter a new group ID in the To edit box.

  4. Click OK.

To delete a definition group:

  1. Select File, Delete.

    The Definition Security Delete dialog box appears.

  2. Select the group ID for the group you want to delete.

  3. Click OK.

    A confirmation prompt appears.