1. What is the difference between Key and alternate search Key?

KEY-It is the primary key of the record. Can be used as search key or need not be. Alternate search key-it is used for searching purposes. 2. Which effective dated rows can be retrieved in update/display mode, update/display all and correction mode? Update/display – can view current and future rows. Can update only future rows. Update/display all – can view history, current and future rows. Can update only future rows. Correction – can view and update history, current and future rows. 3. What types of audits are supported by people soft? In case of record level audit what is the structure of table? We have field level audit and record level audit. The structure of the table in record level audit is: AUDIT_OPRID, AUDIT_STAMP, AUDIT_ACTN, AUDIT_RECNAME and can add fields from record.

4. What are Table Edits? We have prompt table edit, yes/no table edit, translate table edit as the table edits. 5. What conditions are required to establish parent child relationship between two records? What are the advantages with that? Conditions are: 1) The child record should have all the key fields of parent record and at least one more key field other than the key fields of parent record. 2) We should mention the parent record in the record properties of child record. 3) We can not go for more than three levels of parent/child relationships. Advantages are: 1) To have referential integrity. 2) No need to enter information again and again 6. Can you place Sub page into Grid? If yes How? Yes we can insert subpage using insert subpage. After insert subpage into main page, drag the subpage into the grid. When we save the page we are successfully able to save the page showing that we can insert a subpage into a grid. 7. Can you hide a primary page in a component? Reason?

How can you improve the security and usability of a Prompt table edit. 10. reports. Adding criteria to the search dialogue page 2. the data which the user enters will be updated by the system’s current date and time. summary pages. 1. . To setup a record in record group we should enter a set control field value in record properties 11. What is Auto Update? This record field property is used to update the date field of particular record with the server's current date and time whenever a user creates or updates a row. Search records and summary pages are online functions. What is an Expert Entry? Expert entry enables a user to change from interactive to deferred mode at runtime for appropriate transactions 9. Implementing search page processing.No we can not hide the primary page of a component. How does peoplesoft use views? Which are online functions? A) People soft uses views for search records. Why do PeopleSoft often use views as search records? A) Search views are used for three main reasons. The query security record definition adds a security check to the search. 14. 8. Providing row level security. 3. What is Record Group? Which records can be included into a record group? Record group consists of records with similar functionality. What are the different ways to setup row level security? We can setup row-level security using a SQL view that joins the data table with an authorization table. andBy having Query search for data using a query security record definition. If the component had only one page then by making this page also invisible we won’t have any component existing so we are not allowed to hide the primary page. 13. prompt views. Even the user enter the data into that field.? Prompt table view 12.

peopletools tables and application tables. Field edit. .15. In which events error & warning are used most extensively. What is the purpose of the SQLEXEC function? What are its benefits and draw backs? SQLEXEC is used to execute the sql statements(select. The component override is temporary. How can a component have more than one search record? Give a situation. only one transition to the application server to the Database is taken place. JSL. Returns U –for Update mode 21. Save edit. We have WSL. 16. In Saveedit for all the fields . Differentiate Field edit and Save edit? In Field edit for each field change. 19. Is there any way by which you can find out whether the user is in Add mode or Update mode? %mode---returns A---for Add mode. QUEUES and services. JSH. What are think time functions? Think-time functions suspend processing either until the user has taken some action (such as clicking a button in a message box). It does not change the component definition.insert. web server. We can get only one row at a time. You can accomplish this by overriding the component search record at runtime when the component is opened from a menu item without creating separate copies of the component. a transition to the application server to the database is taken place. WSH. or until an external process has run to completion.update. row delete. You might want to reuse the same component multiple times with different search records. application server and Database server. What is PIA and what are its components? It is n-tier architecture. row insert 20. Search save. 17. We have client. 18. In database server we have system tables. We have jolt and tuxedo.delete). and occurs only when the component is opened from the menu item in which the override is set.

Array. What is the difference between component buffer and data buffer? Component buffer contains all the data of the active component. rowinit. Scope ---Global. Row. What are different variables in people code and their Scope? System variables and User defined variables. Row init fires only when a row of data coming from database to component buffer 29. 26.insert. field formula.22. What databuffer classes are available in people code? Rowset. What is difference between field default and Row init? Field default specifies only the default value for a field when we are in Add mode. Data buffer contains the data other than the data in the component buffer (Data of other records) 24. Record.update) c) Using sql class.For this reason searchinit is often used to enhance roll level security by inserting and graying out certain values to the search dialogue page. chart.delete. grid and so on. its properties and methods. How is the searchinit event most often used by people soft application? A)Searchinit fires before the search dialogue page is displayed to the end user. searchinit. Component. Field. What is difference between saveprechange and savepostchange? Which function directly interacts with the database? Saveprechange---last event that executes before updating the data from component buffer to the database. or in FieldDefault PeopleCode 28. 25. . 27. 23. When we select a component what events will be fired? If default mode for component is search mode: only searchinit will fired . You can specify the default value either in the Record Field Properties.If default mode for component is new mode :field default. What are the options for using SQL in people code? a) sqlexec b) Record class methods (selectbykey. What is default processing? In default processing. any blank fields in the component are set to their default value. Local. 23. Sql. File.

The maximum depth of a PeopleCode array is 15 dimensions. 2) Increases the performance. What is differed processing and its advantages? Postpones some user actions to reduce the number of trips to the database so that increases the performance (in system edits.function directly interacts with the database. . 29. Createrowset—is used to create rowset for a record which in database. and field change).Savepostchange –fires after the updation of data in the database. %TimeOut. What is difference between Getrowset and Createrowset in people code? Getrowset –is used to get rowset for a record in the component buffer. %subrec--is used only in Dynamic View SQL where it expands to the columns of a subrecord: %selectall--%SelectAll is shorthand for selecting all fields in the specified record. Can you save the component programmatically? Using Dosave and Dosavenow functions. Push and unshift are the functions of the array used to add the elements into the array one from the end of the array and one from the beginning. What is Getlevel0()? What is the use of %subrec and %selectall functions? Getlevel0()---used the get the rowset of the level0. each of which holds the same type of data. Advantages: 1) Reduces the network traffic. 31. field edit. wrapping date/time fields with %DateOut. What is an array in people code? What is maximum dimension of an array? Which function inserts values into an array? What is “pop”? An array is a collection of data storage locations. 33. SQLEXEC --. 30. and is also called a Standalone rowset 32. Pop is a function of array used to select and delete an element from the end of the array.

GetRowset(Record.GetRow(1). a) Field level security b) Row level security c) Maintain security d)definition security e) Portal security.GetRow(1). Write the syntax to access third level record field using object oriented peoplecode? &fld=Getlevel0()(1).<level1 record>. Before accessing a people soft application what levels of security must be passed through.GetRowset(Record. What is the use of primary permission list in user profile? Primary permission list is used for mass change and definition security purposes. . 3. How to populate data into grid in online? &Rs.GetRow(1). GetRecord(Record. After that we have to add that query tree and query access group to the permission list.<level3 record>).Select or Scrollselect(). How to give access to the records that are to be used in a query? To give access to the records that are to be used in query. should be added to the permission list of that user. we have create a new query security tree and add the records which we want to give the access and then assign a access group to the tree.<level2record>). SECURITY 1.GetFieild(Field. What are the built-functions used to control translate values dynamically? Adddropdownitem() Deletedropdownitem() 35. 2. GetRowset(Record. the process group. How to authorize the user to run a process or report? To authorize a user to run a process.<level3 record>). 4.33. which contains the process or report.<field name>)) 34.

6. What are the rules used by the system to determine whether a user is authorized to update an object? The user should have the permission to update the object. The group. should be added to the permission list of the user in update mode. This is given by the Definition security.5. What are the different ways we can set up the portal security to access component in portal? 1) Structure & content 2) Menu import 3) Register component . which holds the object.

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