Custom Folder Properties dialog

Use this dialog to look at or change the properties of the currently selected custom folder.

For more information, see:

"What are custom folders?"


Use this field to enter a name for the folder.


Use this field to enter a brief description for the folder.

Visible to user

Use this field to choose whether you want Discoverer end users to be able to see this folder in Discoverer Plus.


This read-only field displays Yes when the SQL statement used to create the custom folder is valid.

Custom SQL

Use this field to display the "Custom Folder dialog", where you can change the SQL statement used to create the custom folder.


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.

Automatically save changes after each edit

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


  • The Custom SQL field contains the SQL statement that defined the folder. If the SQL statement is incorrect, the custom folder will not be functional in Discoverer Plus.

  • To view the entire statement resize the Properties window.