Condition Properties dialog

Use this dialog to view or change the properties of a condition.

Note: Where more than one condition is selected, if you choose the Properties option then any changes made to a property will affect all the selected conditions.

For more information, see:

"What are conditions?"


Use this field to enter a descriptive condition name. This name appears in condition lists, and on Discoverer worksheets.


Use this field to enter a brief description for the condition. This description is displayed in condition lists to help Discoverer users choose which condition they want to use.


Use this drop down list to specify the condition as Mandatory and Optional as follows:

  • Mandatory conditions always apply to a folder. The Discoverer end user does not see the condition in Discoverer Plus and cannot turn it off.

  • Optional conditions can be applied or not applied. This offers Discoverer end users the choice to turn the condition on or off in Discoverer Plus.


This field displays the order in which this item appears in the Discoverer Plus Object Selection Wizard. For example, you might want to display all conditions before items.


This field displays the formula that defines the condition.

Click this field to display the "Edit Condition dialog".

For more information about valid server syntax, see the Oracle Server SQL Language Reference Manual.


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.

The Dependents tab displays two columns:


Displays one or more object types (for example, folders, items) that have a dependency on the selected condition.


Displays the name of each object listed in the Type column.

Automatically save changes after each edit

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