Personalize User Experience with JD Edwards Form Extensions
In this article, we’ll explain what Form Extension in JD Edwards is and how to use it to meet your personalization requirements.
What is a Form Extension?
Want to have additional information or data requirements on your JD Edwards forms?
Want to minimize dependence on IT resources to meet these additional requirements?
Need to add additional columns to JD Edwards forms dynamically?
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The new feature starting with JDE EnterpriseOne Tools Release 188.8.131.52 enriches users with a whole new experience in personalizing the JD Edwards form. With Form Extension, you will be able to dynamically add additional columns based on your requirements without having to modify the design via Form Design Aid (FDA).
What you can do with Form Extensions
JD Edwards Form Extension provides the capabilities to meet your extended personalization requirements.
Provides a holistic solution removing barriers to continuous adoption
Empowers users to add additional data requirements quick and easily
Extend usage of personalization frameworks like Personal Forms, Orchestrations, CafeOne layouts, etc.
Hassle free from opening application code
Resize form header and grid areas
Resize and reposition columns on a form
Applying filter criteria for data elements on forms
Updating tab sequence on a form
Associate Orchestration with events on an EnterpriseOne form
Ability to add unused table columns associated with a business view on a form
Form Extensions can be used in many locations. Here’s where you can use this latest feature in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to personalize your user experience:
Header detail form and headerless detail form
Power browse form
Power edit form
Tips to avoid errors before using Form Extensions
Add Allowed Action Type 04 for object type FORMEXTNS in OMW Allowed Actions
Add UDO security record to allow access to create, modify, publish, and disable for Object Type FORMEXTNS
Add a record in F9800022 using the application P9800022 for Object Type FORMEXTNS
JDE Form Extension example
How to add a new column on a header or grid on a form
Click on the Form Extension icon
This would show the available columns of the business view associated with the form
Click on the + button to add a new column to the grid
After clicking the + button, the field that is selected will be indicted by an X. From here, click the save button that is highlighted at the top.
You can now see the saved field shown in the grid column
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