Thursday, February 6, 2014

Basics about Profile Options

Profile Options are like Global Variables for Oracle Applications. They provide flexibility to Applications and how they work.

There are 2 types of Profile Options

1    1. System Profile Options
      2. User Profile Options

When logged in as System Administrator, the difference between System Profile and Personal Profile are to whom you are making the changes for.
To Navigate to System Profiles
System Administrator
à Profile à System

From the System Profile screen, you are making changes to the profile options at any level including personal/user

From the User Profile Screen, you are making changes to the profile option values for yourself /user(who logged in). To navigate to Personal Profile:
System Administrator --> Profile --> Personal

User Profile Option is also available for all the users through Edit à Preferences à Profiles

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