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    Aishwarya Pawar
    How to display Descriptive Flexfields on External Supplier...
    Topic posted June 29, 2018 by Aishwarya PawarGold Medal: 3,500+ Points, last edited June 29, 2018, tagged Customization, How-To, Setup, Supplier Registration, Tip 
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    Title:
    How to display Descriptive Flexfields on External Supplier Registration pages
    Summary:
    A step by step guide to make Descriptive Flexfields visible on External Supplier Registration pages.
    Content:

    Supplier Descriptive Flexfields (DFFs) can be configured to be displayed on the Company Details, Contacts and Addresses train stops of the External Supplier Registration pages.The task group: Define Supplier Registration Descriptive Flexfields Configuration contains a list of setup tasks that can be used to configure DFFs at these 3 levels. For quick reference, here is the list of these tasks:

    1. Manage Supplier Registration Descriptive Flexfields task (for DFFs on Company Details train stop)
    2. Manage Trading Community Person Descriptive Flexfields task (for DFFs on Contacts train stop)
    3. Manage Trading Community Organization Site Descriptive Flexfields task (for DFFs on Addresses train stop)

    In general, DFFs are displayed in the Additional Information section of a given page. The steps below describe how to use customization to render this section which in turn will allow the DFFs to be displayed.

    NOTE These steps are also available in the attached PDF document: Display DFFs on External Registration Pages.pdf.

    1. Invoke the External Supplier Registration URL and navigate to the customization UI.
       
    2. Navigate to the Select tab on the Customization UI.
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    3. Additional Information section if rendered is displayed above the Your Contact Information section. Highlight above the Your Contact Information section while on the Select tab. NOTE: Ensure that you select the first row highlighted as shown in the screenshot below.
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    4. On highlighting the section, the 'Edit Component' link becomes visible on the right side of the page. Click on the link.
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    5. On clicking the Edit Component link, the Component Properties: default dialog opens. Navigate to the Children tab and check the checkbox corresponding to Additional Information. This will make the Additional Information section visible on the External Registration page.
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    6. Leave Customization UI by taking the Close action available on the top of the page.
       
    7. Verify the Additional Information section is displayed on the UI.
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    8. Navigate to the Contacts train stop.
       
    9. Take the Edit action and open the Edit Contact popup for the contact created above on the Company Details train stop.
       
    10. Additional Information section if rendered is displayed above the User Account section. Highlight above the User Account section while on the Select tab and click on the Edit Component link that appears on the right.
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    11. On clicking the Edit Component link, the Component Properties: default dialog opens. Navigate to the Children tab and check the checkbox corresponding to Additional Information. This will make the Additional Information section visible on the Edit Contact or Create Contact popup of the Contacts train stop. NOTE: Similar steps can be followed to render the Additional Information section on the Addresses train stop.
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    12. Publish the sandbox if you are satisfied with the customization. NOTE: This will make the Additional Information sections visible on both the External Supplier Registration pages: Prospective Supplier Registration, Spend Authorized Supplier Registration and the Internal Supplier Registration pages (accessed via the Suppliers, Negotiations, Requisitions workareas).