Defining Cross-Application User Preferences

Use the User Preferences component (OPR_DEFAULT) to define cross-application user preferences.

Use the OPR_DEFAULT_FIN component interface to load data into the tables for this component.

Page Name

Definition Name

Usage

User Preferences - Overall Preferences Page

OPR_DEF_TABLE_FS1

Define overall default user preferences for specific PeopleSoft system users.

OLE Information Page

OPR_DEF_TABLE_OLE1

Identify the object linking and embedding (OLE) information, namely the client operating system and the user's web browser.

User Preferences - Process Group Page

OPR_DEF_TBL_RTM

Specify by source transaction the process groups that a user can use for on-demand processing.

Use the Overall Preferences page (OPR_DEF_TABLE_FS1) to define overall default user preferences for specific PeopleSoft system users.

Image: User Preferences - Overall Preferences page

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the User Preferences - Overall Preferences page. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

User Preferences - Overall Preferences page

Field or Control

Definition

Business Unit and SetID

Select values that become the user's default values in business unit and SetID search fields.

As of Date

Displays the default as of date for the Combo Edit process.

Localization Country

Displays the default localization country for this user ID.

Alternate Character Enabled

Select to activate alternate description buttons or links, which appear to the right of fields on many of the application pages. Click a button or link to enter or display alternate characters on the auxiliary page that appears.

Display Debit/Credit Amounts in Subsystems

Select to display debit and credit amounts of the default business unit on journal entry and inquiry pages. A subsystem is any PeopleSoft application, such as Payables or Receivables, that contributes entries to PeopleSoft General Ledger.

Use the OLE Information (object linking and embedding information) page (OPR_DEF_TABLE_OLE1) to identify the client operating system and the user's web browser.

OLE functionality enables you to store internet addresses with vendor identification information. When using a page that offers web access (such as the Location page in the Vendor Information component (VNDR_ID), users can click a button or link that activates a web browser to access the vendor's website.

Field or Control

Definition

Client Operating System

Select the user's operating system.

WWW Browser (World Wide Web browser)

Select the user's web browser.

Note: Some browsers do not support an OLE interface that enables this function.

Use the User Preferences - Process Group page (OPR_DEF_TBL_RTM) to specify by source transaction the process groups that a user can use for on-demand processing.

See Understanding Setting Up On-Demand Processing.