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Customizing and Extending Applications: Overview
Run Time Customizations and Extensions
Run Time Customizations and Extensions: Examples
Tools for Customizations and Extensions: Critical Choices
Design Time Customizations and Extensions: Highlights
FAQs for Personalization
How can I retain minor personalizations after I sign out?
How can I restore a page to the default content and layout?
What happens if I restore a page to the default content and layout?
Customization Layers: Explained
Working With Customization Layers: Examples
Selecting Customization Layers to Include: Examples
Business Process Models: Explained
2 Customization Life Cycle
Customization Life Cycle: Explained
Run Time Customizations
Run Time Customization Workflow: Explained
Viewing and Diagnosing Run Time Customizations: Points to Consider
Managing Customizations Using Sandboxes: Explained
Using Sandboxes: Points to Consider
Setting Up Sandboxes: Procedure
Publishing Sandboxes: Procedure
Using Customization Migration to Move Customizations: Points to Consider
Creating and Applying Customizations Using a Customization Set: Procedure
Exporting and Moving Customizations: Points to Consider
Viewing and Deleting Customizations: Procedure
Advanced Customization Life Cycle Tasks: Highlights
3 Page Customization
Customizing Pages: Overview
Page Composer Overview
Prerequisites for Customizing Existing Pages: Explained
Page Composer Views: Explained
Page Component Properties: Explained
Working With Components in Page Customizations: Procedure
Customizing Tabs on Application Pages Using Page Composer: Worked Example
Making Customizations Visible Based on User Roles: Worked Example
Customizing Objects That Appear on Multiple Pages: Points to Consider
FAQs for Page Composer Overview
How can I move page components?
How can I delete components from a page?
How can I work on customizations, but prevent users from viewing them until the customizations are complete?
What happens if my customizations or personalizations make the page inaccessible?
How can I reset a page or task flow to a previously saved version?
How can I use metadata to perform customization-related tasks that I can't do in Page Composer?
Page Content and Template Customization
Changing Page Layout Using Page Composer: Procedure
Customizing the Global Page Template: Explained
Customizing Page Titles: Procedure
Customizing Task Lists: Procedures
Customizing Dialog Box Content Using Page Composer: Procedure
Saved Search Customization
Making Saved Searches Available to All Users: Procedure
Saving Searches for Searches with Multiple Criteria: Procedure
Saving Searches for Keyword Searches with Filters: Procedure
Simplified Pages Layout and Content
Customizing Simplified Pages Using Page Composer: Procedure
How can I post announcements on the home page?
New Page Creation
Creating Pages for Hosting Third Party Applications: Procedure
Managing Pages Hosting Third Party Applications: Procedure
User Interface Text Customization
Selecting a Text Customization Tool: Points to Consider
Bulk Text Customizations: Explained
Adding Translations of Customized Text: Overview
Translating Existing Strings at Run Time: Worked Example
Translating New Strings Added Using Customization Tools: Worked Example
FAQs for User Interface Text Customization
Can I undo customizations that I made using the User Interface Text tool if I haven't published the sandbox?
Can I get a report of all customized text if I want to analyze, troubleshoot, and diagnose the cause of unexpected action?
Why didn't text in my BI reports and SOA processes change when I used the User Interface Text tool to perform comprehensive text customizations?
Customizing Themes: Overview
Creating Themes: Procedure
Managing Themes: Procedure
Changing the Logo and Color Schemes of the Application: Worked Example
FAQs for Theme Customization
What happens to my theme if changes that affect themes are made using Page Composer?
Customizing Infolets: Overview
Creating Infolets: Procedure
Managing Infolets: Procedure
FAQs for Infolet Customization
How can I enable infolets?
What's the difference between a performance tile report and a detailed report added to the infolets content?
Design Time Page Customization
Customizing Pages Using Design Time Tools: Highlights
Customizing the Same Page with Multiple Tools: Points to Consider
4 Flexfields for Custom Attributes
Configuring Flexfields: Overview
Flexfield Components: Explained
Flexfields at Run Time: Explained
Customizing Flexfields Using Page Composer: Explained
Flexfields and Oracle Applications Cloud Architecture: How They Work Together
Flexfields and Value Sets: Highlights
Managing Flexfields: Points to Consider
Flexfield Segment Properties: Explained
Flexfields Segments: How They Are Rendered
Flexfields and Value Sets: How They Work Together
Defaulting and Deriving Segment Values: Explained
Flexfield Usages: Explained
FAQs for Flexfield Management
How can I access predefined flexfields?
Why can't I edit my flexfield or value set configuration?
Why did my page not display any flexfield?
Why did my flexfield changes not appear in the run time UI?
How can I enable flexfield segments for Oracle Social Network Cloud Service?
Flexfield Deployment: Explained
Flexfield Deployment Status: How It Is Calculated
Deploying a Flexfield-Enabled Sandbox: How It Works With Mainline Metadata
Deploying a Flexfield to a Sandbox: Points to Consider
Deploying Flexfields Using the Command Line: Explained
Manage Value Sets
Value Sets: Explained
Defining Value Sets: Critical Choices
Planning Value Sets: Points to Consider
Table-Validated Value Sets and Bind Variables: Points to Consider
Table-Validated Value Set: Worked Example
Adding Attributes to the Manage Value Sets Page: Procedures
Importing Value Set Values: Procedure
Requirements for Flat Files to Upload Value Set Values: Explained
Upload Value Set Values Process
Translating Flexfield and Value Set Configurations: Explained
FAQs for Manage Value Sets
What happens if a value set is security enabled?
How can I set a default value for a flexfield segment?
Manage Descriptive Flexfields
Descriptive Flexfields: Explained
Planning Descriptive Flexfields: Points to Consider
Managing Descriptive Flexfields: Points to Consider
Enabling Descriptive Flexfield Segments for Business Intelligence: Points to Consider
Manage Extensible Flexfields
Extensible Flexfields: Explained
Planning Extensible Flexfields: Points to Consider
Managing Extensible Flexfields: Points to Consider
Enabling Extensible Flexfield Segments for Business Intelligence: Points to Consider
Managing Extensible Flexfield Categories: Points to Consider
Configuring an Item Extended Attributes Flexfield: Example
FAQs for Manage Extensible Flexfields
Why did the extensible flexfield context not appear at run time?
Manage Key Flexfields
Key Flexfields: Explained
Planning Key Flexfields: Points to Consider
Managing Key Flexfields: Points to Consider
Key Flexfield Structures: Explained
Key Flexfield Structure Instances and Segment Instances: Explained
Cross-Validation Rules: Explained
Cross-Validation Rules: Points to Consider
Creating a Cross-Validation Rule: Example
Enabling Key Flexfield Segments for Business Intelligence: Points to Consider
Key Flexfields: Example
5 Navigator and Springboard Customization
Customizing the Navigator and Springboard: Overview
Customizing the Navigator and Springboard
Creating Categories and Page Entries for Navigation: Procedure
Configuring Links for Page Entries: Procedure
Managing Categories and Page Entries for the Navigator and Springboard: Procedure
Defining Settings for Home and Navigation: Explained
FAQs for Navigator and Springboard Customization
Why can't I edit the Structure page entry or the Tools category?
Why are some springboard icons not displayed on my springboard?
6 Help Customization
Customizing Help: Overview
Who can add and manage custom help?
Help File Customization
Source Types for Custom Help: Explained
Help Types: Explained
Page or Section Values: Explained
Customizing Help in Help Windows: Procedure
Assigning Help Locations: Procedure
Adding Help to the Getting Started Region in Applications Help: Procedure
Links in Custom Help: Points to Consider
Customizing PDF Guides: Worked Example
Adding Custom User Productivity Kit Content to Help: Worked Example
Editing Glossary Terms: Procedure
FAQs for Help File Customization
What happens when I edit predefined help?
How can I add a Youtube video to custom help?
How can I restrict access to specific help files?
What's the difference between assigning a role and a security group to a help file?
Why can't users find my custom help in their search results?
What happens to my custom help after an upgrade for Applications Help?
How can I change the background image on the Applications Help home page?
Customization of Getting Started Pages
How can I add a YouTube video to a Getting Started page?
Embedded Help Customization
Customizing Help That Appears on the Page: Highlights
Scripting on this page enhances content navigation, but does not change the content in any way.