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AOL – Descriptive Flex Field ( Deep Drive)

As we have seen DFF provide customizable expansion space in the form to capture additional information, which are not provided at present. A DFF describes an application entity, providing form and database expansion space that can be customized.

Why Descriptive Flex fields

Global vs Context Sensitive

How Segments Use Underlying Columns

Implementing Descriptive Flexfileds
For implementing DFF it requires five steps:

Drawbacks of DFF

  1. Disk space is wasted.
  2. DFF has limited segment for global as well as context-sensitive attribute.
  3. No query possible on DFF segment values.