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PeopleTools 8.54 Online Help Updates, December 2014 PeopleBook Topic Description Accessibility Guide Navigating with the Keyboard Added a new section: “Using the Keyboard with the NavBar.” Accessibility Guide Accessibility in PeopleSoft Applications Added a new section:”Pagelet Behavior in Accessibility Mode.” Application Designer Developer's Guide Creating Record Definitions > Setting Record Properties Added a description of the Advanced Query Security and provided a link to the Query documentation for details. Application Designer Developer's Guide Using Page Controls > Using Secondary Pages Added a section on modeless windows and specified that only one active child window (modeless or modal) can be opened from any parent. Application Designer Developer's Guide Using Page Controls > Using Edit Boxes and Long Edit Boxes Added "Note. The character limit counter is not applicable for use with fields enabled for the rich text editor. If a field is enabled for rich text editor, the system does not display the character limit counter." Application Designer Developer's Guide Creating New Field Definitions > Creating New Field Definitions > Specifying Long Character Field Attributes and > Specifying Image Field Attributes Updated information related to how DB2 handles and stores large character fields and image fields. Application Designer Developer's Guide Creating Page Definitions > Modifying the Rich Text Editor User Interface > Creating Custom Style Files Updated sample code to include new syntax. Changed from CKEDITOR.addStylesSet to CKEDITOR.stylesSet.add. Application Designer Developer's Guide Working with the Default Style Sheet > Changing the Default Style Sheet Updated information related to changing default style sheets. Removing reference to the UPGPT850SWAN Application Engine program. Section now links to documentation for the Branding System Options page. Application Designer Developer's Guide Creating Custom Plug-In Files for the Rich Text Editor > Creating Custom Buttons Updated the sample code to match the new syntax. Application Designer Constructing File Layouts and Performing Data Added a section describing how to export data to an ISO standard-format XML file.

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    PeopleBook Topic Description

    Accessibility

    Guide

    Navigating with the

    Keyboard

    Added a new section: “Using the Keyboard with

    the NavBar.”

    Accessibility

    Guide

    Accessibility in PeopleSoft

    Applications

    Added a new section:”Pagelet Behavior in

    Accessibility Mode.”

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Creating Record

    Definitions > Setting

    Record Properties

    Added a description of the Advanced Query

    Security and provided a link to the Query

    documentation for details.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Using Page Controls >

    Using Secondary Pages

    Added a section on modeless windows and

    specified that only one active child window

    (modeless or modal) can be opened from any

    parent.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Using Page Controls >

    Using Edit Boxes and

    Long Edit Boxes

    Added "Note. The character limit counter is not

    applicable for use with fields enabled for the rich

    text editor. If a field is enabled for rich text editor,

    the system does not display the character limit

    counter."

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Creating New Field

    Definitions > Creating

    New Field Definitions >

    Specifying Long Character

    Field Attributes and >

    Specifying Image Field

    Attributes

    Updated information related to how DB2 handles

    and stores large character fields and image fields.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Creating Page Definitions

    > Modifying the Rich Text

    Editor User Interface >

    Creating Custom Style

    Files

    Updated sample code to include new syntax.

    Changed from CKEDITOR.addStylesSet to

    CKEDITOR.stylesSet.add.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Working with the Default

    Style Sheet > Changing the

    Default Style Sheet

    Updated information related to changing default

    style sheets. Removing reference to the

    UPGPT850SWAN Application Engine program.

    Section now links to documentation for the

    Branding System Options page.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Creating Custom Plug-In

    Files for the Rich Text

    Editor > Creating Custom

    Buttons

    Updated the sample code to match the new syntax.

    Application

    Designer

    Constructing File Layouts

    and Performing Data

    Added a section describing how to export data to

    an ISO standard-format XML file.

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Developer's

    Guide

    Interchanges >

    Understanding File

    Layouts > XML Format

    Files

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Using Scroll Areas, Scroll

    Bars, and Grids > Using

    Grids

    Added a note describing that after upgrades and

    updates, grid personalizations will need to be

    reapplied.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Setting Record Field

    Properties > Setting

    Record Field Use

    Properties > Audit

    Clarified further when field-level auditing is

    applicable.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Style Sheets Definitions

    List

    Added the reference table that describes definition

    lists to modify user interface elements for classic

    pages.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Running PeopleTools

    Cross-Reference Reports

    Revised the Understanding Cross-Reference

    Reports topic to delete references to Crystal

    reports and to add SQR reports. Also renamed the

    Running Crystal Reports topic to Running SQR

    Reports.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Using Scroll Areas and

    Scroll Bar \ Selecting

    Scroll Ara Label Properties

    \ Header Area Properties \

    Find (term in the table)

    Added a note indicating that the system ignores

    fields in HTML areas when users use the Find link

    to run a Find request.

    Application

    Designer

    Developer's

    Guide

    Using the PeopleSoft

    Application Designer User

    Interface> Compile All

    PeopleCode

    Updated description for Compile all PeopleCode

    and added links.

    Application

    Designer

    Lifecycle

    Management

    Guide

    Command Line Parameters Corrected CMTBL to CMTABLE.

    Application

    Designer

    Lifecycle

    Management

    Guide

    Command Line Parameters Added a section “Command Line Option

    Sequence.”

    Application

    Designer Command Line Parameters

    Added note to -CP and TP that password can be

    plain text or encrypted. and revised command

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Lifecycle

    Management

    Guide

    lines.

    Application

    Engine

    Running Application

    Engine Programs > Using

    the Command Line to

    Invoke Application Engine

    Programs

    Adding a note to -CP, command line option,

    indicating passwords may also be passed in

    encrypted form.

    Application

    Engine

    Enabling Application

    Engine Tracing > Setting

    Command Line Options

    Removed a junk character from the code.

    Application

    User's Guide

    Working With PeopleSoft

    Applications > Using

    Drop-Down Menus >

    Using SmartNavigation

    Clarified that the "Actions" folder in the

    breadcrumbs is added to show the user's navigation

    path in certain scenarios, but not for additional

    drop-down navigation.

    Application

    User's Guide

    Using the Universal

    Navigation Header >

    Adding Pages to the

    Favorites Menu

    Appended the note to add that dynamically created

    folder content cannot be marked as a Favorite.

    Change

    Assistant and

    Update

    Manager

    Configuring an

    Environment Management

    Agent

    Updated description for windowsdrivestocrawl and

    unixdrivestocrawl to include PS_APP_HOME.

    Change

    Assistant and

    Update

    Manager

    Using Update Manager

    Action

    Added a new topic for Defining Target Database to

    clarify the ps homes for PUM.

    Change Impact

    Analyzer

    Setting Reporting and

    Logging Options

    Deleted a reference and a topic on Logging

    Options windowa. Updated the screenshot to show

    the Options window without the Logging tab

    because the Logging options are removed from the

    user interface.

    Data

    Management

    Ensuring Data Integrity:

    Running SYSAUDIT:

    "Security Integrity"

    Revised information for SEC-25.

    Data

    Management

    Ensuring Data Integrity:

    Running

    SYSAUDIT:"Pivot Grid

    Integrity"

    Added information for PIVOT-13 and PIVOT-14

    audits.

    Data

    Management

    Ensuring Data Integrity:

    Running

    SYSAUDIT:"Integration

    Added information for IBRK-25 audit.

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Broker Integrity"

    Data

    Management

    Administering PeopleSoft

    Databases on Oracle:

    Monitoring PeopleSoft

    Database Connections:

    "Monitoring PeopleSoft

    Module and Action

    Information"

    Added information about needing to set

    EnableAEMonitoring to 1 to use this feature.

    Getting Started

    With

    PeopleTools

    PeopleTools

    Product/Feature

    PeopleBook Index

    New section to match products or features to the

    PeopleBook where they are documented.

    Global

    Technology

    Swapping the Base

    Language

    Added a new section titled Managing and Patching

    Swapped Language Database to compare different

    methods of patching available.

    Integration

    Broker

    Managing REST Services,

    Adding REST Service

    Definitions,

    Understanding, Naming

    Services and Service

    Aliases for REST Service

    Definitions

    Clarified naming conventions for REST service

    names and aliases. Specifically, REST services and

    alias names cannot begin with special characters.

    Integration

    Broker

    Managing REST Service

    Operations, Defining

    REST Service Operation

    Version Information,

    Defining Fault Messages

    for REST Service

    Operations

    Added information about HTTP return status codes

    for fault messages, including using the OnError

    method and the impact of service system status

    (production mode versus development mode) on

    return status codes.

    Integration

    Broker

    Developing Transform

    Programs Using the XSLT

    Transform Builder

    In the "Understanding Using Oracle XSL Mapper

    to Build Transformation Programs in the XSLT

    Transform Builder" section added a note that users

    cannot use Oracle XSL Mapper to modify XSLT

    that has been hand-coded or created with any other

    XSLT editing tool. In the "Manually Building

    Transformation Programs in the XSLT Transform

    Builder" section added information that step names

    can be no longer than eight (8) characters and step

    descriptions can be no longer than 30 characters.

    Integration

    Broker

    Administration

    Using Listening

    Connectors and Target

    Connectors, Understanding

    Listening Connectors

    Added a section called, "Listening Connectors and

    UTF-8 Encoding," that describes that the listening

    connectors delivered with PeopleSoft Integration

    Broker support UTF-8 encoding.

    Integration Using Listening Updated and labeled optional AS2 connector

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Broker

    Administration

    Connectors and Target

    Connectors, Working with

    the AS2 Connectors

    properties.

    Integration

    Broker

    Administration

    Managing Integration

    Gateways, Configuring

    Security and General

    Properties, Setting General

    Connection Properties

    Added documentation for specifying a string of

    server URLs when using the

    integrationGateway.properties file to define Oracle

    Jolt connect string properties.

    Integration

    Broker

    Administration

    Managing Integration

    Gateways, Configuring

    Security and General

    Properties, Displaying the

    PeopleTools Version of

    Integration Gateways

    The integrationGateway.properties file features a

    new ig.Gateway.showDetails property. When you

    set this property equal to True, the Tools version is

    displayed when you ping the integration gateway

    using the Ping Gateway button on the Gateways

    page.

    Integration

    Broker

    Administration

    Working with the JMS

    Connectors, Using the

    JMS Listening Connector

    As of the PeopleTools 8.54 release, the

    JMSListeningConnectorAdminstrator has been

    deprecated. In order to control the JMS Listeners,

    please use the JMSAdministratorConsole which is

    accessed directly from the gateway administration

    page.

    Integration

    Broker

    Administration

    Working with the JMS

    Connectors, Using the

    JMS Target Connector,

    Asynchronous and

    Synchronous

    Communication

    The JMS target connector now uses the

    JMSCorrelation ID of the request message to

    populate the correlation ID of its response

    message. In previous releases the connector used

    the messageID of the request.

    Integration

    Broker

    Administration

    Using the Delivered

    Listening Connectors and

    Target Connectors,

    Example 10: Using the

    RIDC Target Connector

    An example has been added to the documentation

    for using the delivered RIDC target connector.

    Integration

    Broker Service

    Operations

    Monitor

    Viewing Integration

    Gateway Logging Data for

    Service Operations

    This topic has been modified to better describe

    how to configure the system to view gateway

    transaction logs using PIA from the Service

    Operations Monitor.

    Mobile

    Application

    Platform

    Defining Push Button Page

    Elements, Understanding

    Defining Push Button Page

    Elements

    Added a subsection called "Save Type Push

    Buttons in Pop-Up Container Elements" to explain

    that PeopleCode Save event processing via Save

    type push buttons does not return input data to the

    application server when defined in pop-up

    containers. In these cases use an Ajax event for

    save processing.

    Mobile Documentation for Page The documentation for the Mobile Application

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Application

    Platform

    Elements, Utilities and

    Administration tools.

    Platform has been enhanced to include

    documentation for:

    Defining all layout page elements and their

    properties properties.

    Using Mobile Application Platform

    utilities.

    Using Mobile Application Platform

    administration tools to delete layouts,

    delete layout templates, rename layouts,

    update layout status, and set default layout

    properties.

    NA NA

    Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition

    (OBIEE) 11.1.1.7.0 is certified for use with

    PeopleTools 8.54; support for OBIEE 11.1.1.6.0 is

    dropped as of this release.

    NA NA

    PeopleTools 8.54 includes a new Pagelet Wizard

    XSL template named Accordion Menu, which can

    be selected as custom XSL for navigation

    collection pagelets at step 5 in Pagelet Wizard.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference BI Publisher Classes

    Added topics to document the PeopleCode classes,

    methods, and properties that support digitally

    signed PDF reports:

    DigitalCertStore class.

    IPDFSignature class.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Charting Classes

    Deprecated the Gantt class, SetTaskExpanded

    method.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Charting Classes

    Added a property delivered in PeopleTools

    8.54.02: Chart class, IsXAxisInteger.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Charting Classes

    Removed documentation on the following items

    since they are internal use only and are not

    supported for customer use:

    Chart class, DeviceType property.

    Chart class,

    OverrideSystemDefaultforAccessibility

    property.

    DialGauge class, DeviceType property.

    LEDGauge class, DeviceType property.

    StatusMeterGauge class, DeviceType

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    property.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Charting Classes

    Corrected the Chart class IsLineChartSmoothing

    property to IsLineChartLineSmoothing.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Charting Classes

    Legends are not available for funnel charts. The

    use of Chart class methods and properties for

    legends has no effect on a funnel chart.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Field Class

    Added the following methods and properties to the

    Field class to support the fluid interface:

    Field class methods: AddFFClass,

    GetDNDField, GetDNDRow,

    GetDNDRowset, GetDNDTargetField,

    GetDNDTargetRow,

    GetDNDTargetRowset, ReplaceFFClass,

    SetGroupletActionUrl,

    SetGroupletDisplayIn, SetGroupletID,

    SetGroupletImage , SetGroupletMOptions,

    SetGroupletTargetID, SetGroupletTimer,

    SetGroupletType, and SetGroupletUrl.

    Field class properties: Draggable,

    Droppable, FreeFormStyleName,

    HtmlAttributes, HtmlInputType,

    IsHyperlink, JavaScriptEvents, and

    PlaceholderText.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Grid Classes

    Added the following properties to the Grid class to

    support the fluid interface:

    FreeFormStyleName.

    Layout.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Grid Classes

    Added the RowHighlight property to the Grid class

    to disable or enable row highlighting for a grid.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference Grid Classes

    Added the following items to manage row headers

    for accessibility mode:

    Grid class, SetRowHeader method.

    GridColumn class, RowHeader property.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference

    Internet Script Classes

    (iScript)

    Added the following methods and properties to

    support the fluid interface:

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Request class methods: FormFactor and

    GetDeviceInfo.

    Request class properties:

    BrowserDeviceFormFactor,

    BrowserDeviceType,

    BrowserFluidCapable,

    BrowserPlatformClass, BrowserTypeClass,

    ExtraLarge, Large, Medium, and Small.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference

    Message Classes >

    Message Class Methods

    Revised the description of the

    OverrideURIResource method to indicate that it is

    used to override the URI template portion of

    thegenerated URL.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference

    Message Classes >

    Message Class Properties

    Removed the IsEmpty property, which was

    removed from the code line in PeopleTools 8.48.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference

    Mobile Application

    Platform (MAP) Classes

    Added three new methods to the Map class that

    were introduced in PeopleTools 8.54.04:

    GetAuthTokenDomain, GetPortaName, and

    GetPortaNodeName.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference

    PeopleSoft Search

    Framework Classes

    Add the following to support images in search

    results:

    SearchQuery class, IncludeImages

    property.

    SearchResult class, GetImageUrl method.

    PeopleCode

    API Reference PSEvent Class

    Added a chapter on the PSEvent class, which

    provides all of the methods for publishing and

    subscribing to notifications from the Push

    Notification Framework.

    PeopleCode

    Developer's

    Guide

    Using Methods and Built-

    In Functions >

    Implementing Modal

    Transfers

    Added a section on modeless windows and

    specified that only one active child window

    (modeless or modal) can be opened from any

    parent.

    PeopleCode

    Developer's

    Guide

    Working With File

    Attachments >

    Understanding the File

    Attachment Functions

    Added a note for FTP sites and HTTP repositories

    regarding Windows processing file names in a

    case-insensitive manner.

    PeopleCode

    Developer's

    Guide

    Working With File

    Attachments > Application

    Deployment and System

    Configuration

    Virus scanning now applies to files uploaded with

    the MAddAttachment built-in function.

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Considerations

    PeopleCode

    Developer's

    Guide

    Working With File

    Attachments > Application

    Deployment and System

    Configuration

    Considerations

    PeopleTools now includes utility pages that allow

    CopyAttachments and CleanAttachments to be run

    as batch processes to avoid timeout issues.

    PeopleCode

    Developer's

    Guide

    Debugging Your

    Application > Compiling

    All PeopleCode Programs

    at Once

    Compiling PeopleCode in Application Designer

    provides the option to compile and save directive

    PeopleCode.

    PeopleCode

    Developer's

    Guide

    Debugging Your Application >

    Finding References

    to Application

    Packages and

    Classes

    Debugging Your Application >

    Using the Find In

    Feature

    Revised these topics to include descriptions on

    filter options for record PeopleCode and page

    PeopleCode.

    PeopleCode

    Developer's

    Guide

    Using the PeopleCode

    Editor

    Added a new "Accessing PeopleCode Editor"

    section to describe new toolbar buttons for viewing

    page PeopleCode and record PeopleCode.

    PeopleCode

    Developer's

    Guide

    Using the PeopleCode

    Editor

    Added a new "Using the Auto-Complete Feature"

    section to describe the auto-complete feature for

    PeopleCode application classes, built-in classes,

    built-in functions, system variables and constants.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Added the following built-in functions to support

    the fluid interface:

    AddJavaScript, AddMetaTag,

    AddOnLoadScript, AddStyleSheet,

    CreateSearchRowset,

    DoModalComponentPopup,

    DoModalPopup, ExecuteSearchSavePC,

    GetAddSearchRecName, GetPageTitle,

    GetPageType, GetSearchRecName,

    IsAddMode , IsBackEnabled, IsFluidMode,

    IsFluidSearchStart, IsGroupletRequest,

    IsHomeEnabled, IsLogoutEnabled,

    IsNavBarEnabled, IsNextInListEnabled,

    IsNotifyEnabled, IsPinEnabled,

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    IsPrevInListEnabled, IsSaveEnabled,

    IsSearchEnabled, SetAddMode,

    SetThemeId, and SetTransferAttributes.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Added a note to the Clean function: All white

    space characters (for example, a blank space, a tab,

    a carriage return, and so on) are deemed printable.

    Therefore, they are not removed by the Clean

    function.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    PeopleTools now includes utility pages that allow

    CopyAttachments and CleanAttachments to be run

    as batch processes to avoid timeout issues.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Clarified the use of forward slashes in various

    parameters of the attachment functions.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Added CreateBreadcrumb and GetBreadcrumbs

    that allow application developers to manage the

    user's breadcrumbs.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Added the DateTimeToUserFormat for converting

    PeopleSoft internal date/time format to the user

    preferred date/time format.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Added the GetAttachmentURL function for MAP

    applications.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Virus scanning now applies to files uploaded with

    the MAddAttachment built-in function.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    The InsertImage built-in function now supports

    PNG and SVG file formats.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Added the following three functions for

    conditional navigation:

    OverrideCNAVDisplayMode,

    ShouldSuppressCREF, and

    UIDisplayMode.

    In addition, noted that the following

    methods, properties, and functions are

    “conditional navigation aware,” which

    means that they will generate a URL or

    return a value that is dependent on the

    conditional navigation configuration:

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    AbsoluteContentURL property (content

    reference class and content reference link

    class), AbsolutePortalURL property

    (content reference class and content

    reference link class), FindCRefByName

    method (PortalRegistry class),

    FindCRefByURL method (PortalRegistry

    class), FindCRefLinkByName method

    (PortalRegistry class),

    GenerateComponentContentRelURL built-

    in function,

    GenerateComponentContentURL built-in

    function,

    GenerateComponentPortalRelURL built-in

    function, GenerateComponentPortalURL

    built-in function,

    GenerateComponentRelativeURL built-in

    function, GenerateHomepagePortalURL

    built-in function,

    GenerateHomepageRelativeURL built-in

    function, GetAbsoluteContentURL method

    (PortalRegistry class), GetURL built-in

    function, Transfer built-in function, and

    ViewURL built-in function

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Added the ResizeImage function to create one or

    more resized copies of the source image (or

    images).

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Revised the RevalidatePassword function to

    indicate that the function automatically accounts

    for scenarios in which the signon ID and the ID in

    effect after signon differ, and it requests

    revalidation based on the signon ID.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs

    Split this chapter into smaller topics alphabetically:

    A, B, C, and so on.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    PeopleCode Built-in

    Functions and Language

    Constructs > Directive

    PeopleCode Functions and

    Constructs

    Added a new topic describing directive

    PeopleCode: #If and #ToolsRel.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    Meta-SQL Reference

    Added the %SelectDummyTable meta-SQL

    variable to perform a SELECT without specifying

    a specific table, such as performing a select on

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    PS_INSTALLATION and others.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    Meta-SQL Reference

    Added the %SqlHint meta-SQL function that

    inserts a database platform-specific SQL hint into

    the specified SQL statement.

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    Meta-HTML Reference

    Added the following meta-HTML elements to

    support the branding framework:

    %ContentReference

    %StyleSheet

    PeopleCode

    Language

    Reference

    Meta-HTML Reference

    Added the following meta-HTML elements to

    support the fluid interface:

    %BB, %BP, and %BV.

    %ExplainMessage.

    %FORMFACTOREXTRALARGE,

    %FORMFACTORLARGE,

    %FORMFACTORMEDIUM, and

    %FORMFACTORSMALL.

    Pivot Grid

    Using Component Real-

    Time Search and Pivot

    Grids in Fluid Mode \

    Publishing Pivot Grid

    Fluid Views as Grouplets

    Added two notes to clarify the security settings

    between Pivot Grid Viewer and Pivot Grid

    grouplets.

    Portal

    Technology Additional Branding Tasks

    Provided additional information on managing

    custom homepage tabs.

    Portal

    Technology

    Creating and Maintaining

    Action Items >

    Configuring Action Items

    Added a note to ensure that the external URL in

    the Define Related Content Service page for a non-

    PeopleSoft URL has the additional parameter:

    PTAI=T.

    Portal

    Technology

    Migrating Activity Guide

    Data > Upgrading Activity

    Guide Data Using ADS

    Definitions

    Added a table listing the ADS and managed

    objects that are migrated with activity guide data.

    Portal

    Technology

    Developing PeopleCode to

    Customize Activity Guide

    Usage > Developing

    Navigation Buttons

    Added content for the two new reserved methods,

    PTAI_NAV_SAVE

    and PTAI_NAV_SAVE_NEXT.

    Portal

    Technology

    Using Pagelet Wizard to

    Create and Manage

    Pagelets: Step 6:

    Added a new topic: Publishing a Pagelet as a

    Grouplet for a Fluid Homepage.

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Specifying Pagelet

    Publishing Options

    Portal

    Technology

    Administering Portals >

    Administering

    Content References

    > Defining Content

    References

    Developing and Configuring

    Related Content

    Services >

    Managing Related

    Content >

    Managing Related

    Content for

    Content References

    Updated the topic to remove the KEYWORDS

    attribute from the list of content reference

    attributes and revised description to instruct users

    to use the KEYWORD attribute.

    Portal

    Technology

    Administering Portals >

    Administering Content

    References

    Add a section, "Setting Fluid Attributes for

    Content References," for the Fluid Attributes tab.

    Portal

    Technology

    Configuring the Portal

    Environment >

    Configuring Web Profiles

    > Configuring Appearance

    and Character

    Clarified the use of the View File Time to Live

    setting.

    Portal

    Technology

    Configuring the Portal

    Environment >

    Configuring Web Profiles

    > Configuring Portal

    Security

    Updated the Start Page group box to describe the

    start page iScript and the Fluid Homepage field.

    Portal

    Technology

    Configuring the Portal

    Environment > Defining

    Portal Nodes > Setting

    Portal Node

    Characteristics

    Revised this topic to add descriptions for two new

    page elements - Portal Host Node and Network

    Node Name and updated the screenshot.

    Portal

    Technology

    Administering Homepages

    and Dashboard Pages

    Created a new topic, "Searching for and Importing

    Pagelets," to fully document the use of the Pagelet

    Search page.

    Portal

    Technology

    Configuring

    PeopleSoft

    Applications to Use

    Oracle WebCenter

    As of PeopleTools 8.54, integration with Oracle

    WebCenter through the delivered related content

    services has been deprecated. These service

    definitions may be removed from a future release

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    Related Content

    Services

    Enabling Locale

    Switching Through

    Query Parameters

    in Oracle

    WebCenter

    of PeopleTools.

    Portal

    Technology

    Working with

    Conditional

    Navigation

    Administering

    Content References

    > Defining Content

    References

    Configuring Web

    Profiles >

    Configuring

    General Portal

    Properties

    Created a new topic, "Working with Conditional

    Navigation," to describe the configuration of

    conditional navigation. Added descriptions for two

    new page elements: Fluid Mode and Small Form

    Factor Optimized. Added descriptions for two new

    page elements: Disable Fluid Mode and Disable

    Fluid on Desktop.

    Portal

    Technology

    Configuring WS-Security

    for WSRP Consumption

    and Production,

    Configuring WS-Security

    for PeopleSoft as a WSRP

    Producer

    Added information about the WSRP security

    options that are supported in WebCenters.

    Process

    Scheduler

    Scheduled JobSet

    Definitions

    Updated the description of Time Zone indicating

    that the default time zone is the server time zone.

    Process

    Scheduler

    Selecting Output Types

    and Formats

    Added a note indicating that if multiple files of the

    same output format are generated and made

    available in the destination directory, one file may

    be picked up randomly and attached to an outgoing

    Email.

    Process

    Scheduler

    Defining Search

    Configuration

    Updated the screenshots and the steps for enabling

    indexing.

    Query

    Defining Selection Criteria

    \ Drilling URL in

    PeopleSoft Query \

    Understanding Drilling

    URLs

    Added a note describing the limitation when using

    queries with Unions.

    Query Working with Advanced

    Query Options \ Joining

    Add a limitation note for using the Outer Join

    functionality.

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    Records \ Creating Outer

    Joins

    Query

    Creating and Running

    Simple Queries \ Creating

    New Queries

    Modified a note to clarify that the record alias

    doesn't include AS and TO.

    Query

    Using Composite Query \

    Composite Query

    Overview \ Composite

    Query Considerations and

    Limitations

    Added a limitation note indicating that Composite

    Query is not supported on the Informix

    environment.

    Query

    Using Composite Query \

    Creating Composite Query

    Definitions \ Selecting

    Based Query \ Query Alias

    (term)

    Modified the description of the Query Alias field

    to add the format rules when adding the query

    aliases.

    Query

    Scheduling Queries \

    Selecting Process Requests

    Removing this statement: "If a query result

    includes a file without data, the report headers or

    other text are sent in email that indicates that the

    report was empty."

    Query

    Drilling URL in

    PeopleSoft Query \

    Defining Attachment URL

    Widgets

    Modified a note to clarify the user permissions and

    roles when they view the attachment URL file.

    Search

    Technology

    Working with Global

    Search > Working With

    the Portal Registry Search

    > Setting Up the Portal

    Registry Search

    Updated content to include information on using

    the SES console to combine search definitions into

    a single search group.

    Search

    Technology Mapping Search Attributes Revised description of Attribute Name field.

    Search

    Technology

    PeopleSoft Search

    Framework Versus Verity

    Search Engine >

    Understanding Key

    Differences Between

    Oracle SES and Verity

    Included stemming to the list of differences and

    added the supported languages for stemming.

    Search

    Technology

    Working with the Search

    Results > Working with

    Persistent Search Controls

    Added a note on support for persistent search.

    Security

    Administration

    Managing PeopleSoft

    Personalizations, Working

    with Personalization

    In the "Working with Personalizations Options"

    topic, the heading of the subtopic, Understanding

    Navigation Personalizations has been changed to

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Options Understanding Navigation Settings.

    Security

    Administration

    Administering User

    Profiles, Specifying User

    Profile Attributes, Setting

    Roles

    A note has been added to this topic explaining that

    you cannot overwrite roles in the Roles grid. To

    add a role click the Add Row button (+). To delete

    a role click the Delete row button (-).

    Security

    Administration

    Setting Up Roles,

    Executing Dynamic Role

    Rules

    This topic contained a section called, "Executing

    Dynamic Role Rules for a User Profile," which

    described using the User Profile - Roles page to

    execute a dynamic role rule for a single user

    profile. You cannot execute role rules for a single

    user profile. The behavior is that you can execute

    role rules for all roles assigned to a user profile.

    The incorrect section has been removed from the

    documentation. A new section has been added

    called, "Executing Dynamic Role Rules for All

    Roles Assigned to a User Profile," which describes

    using the User Profile - Roles page to execute

    dynamic role rules for all roles assigned to a user

    profile.

    Security

    Administration

    Working with User

    Profiles Across Multiple

    PeopleSoft Databases

    Added a topic, "Securing User Profile

    Synchronization," listing options to secure service

    operations during user profile synchronization.

    Security

    Administration

    Implementing Definition

    Security (Three-Tier)

    The documentation as been enhanced with more

    complete documentation for three-tier definition

    security.

    SQR Language

    Reference for

    PeopleSoft

    Processing-Limits Section

    Updated the Processing-Limits Section to define

    the sizes and limitations of some of the SQR

    internal structures.

    SQR Language

    Reference for

    PeopleSoft

    Processing-Limits Section

    Added a note indicating that the value for the

    keyword NUMVARIABLES in

    $PS_HOME/sqr/pssqr.ini should be ignored.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Tracing, Logging, and

    Debugging > Setting Up

    the PeopleCode Debugger

    Added note: "Application Designer (PSIDE.EXE)

    will not connect to the PeopleCode Debugger

    through a firewall using Network Address

    Translation (NAT)."

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Setting Application Server

    Domain Parameters >

    SMTP Settings

    Added settings to enable and control TLS security.

    System and Setting Application Server Clarified the dbflags parameter with respect to

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Domain Parameters >

    PSTOOLS Options

    Application Engine and PeopleCode behavior.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Understanding PeopleSoft

    Internet Architecture >

    PeopleSoft Architecture

    Fundamentals

    Added a note indicating the PeopleSoft

    architecture supports both IPv4 and IPv6 network

    protocols.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Understanding Verity

    Search Indexes >

    Components of Verity and

    PeopleSoft Search

    Architecture

    Added a note under Verity Technologies indicating

    the Verity mkvdk fails and displays error when the

    collection storage drive/partition is less than 4Tb.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    WebLogic Domain Types

    Updated the MAX_FILE_DESCRIPTOR,

    debugging output setting to a limit of 16384 and

    added a note for user to set the optimum value of

    the environment variable in setEnv.sh file.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Changing WebLogic User

    Passwords

    WebLogic "operator" user name and password is

    removed from setEnv.* script in PIA. Instead the

    operator user name and password values are

    encrypted and stored in a properties file in the PIA

    installer. If the customer later changes the operator

    password in WebLogic, they have to modify the

    properties file with encrypted value of the new

    password. Updated the steps to modify the

    properties file.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Setting Up Reverse Proxy

    Servers>Configuring

    Microsoft IIS 7.0 as RPS

    Removed section Configuring Microsoft IIS as an

    RPS and updated steps to configure Microsoft IIS

    7.0 for reverse proxy server.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Bypassing Restrict-by-

    File-Type Functionality for

    System Administrators

    Added the missing punctuation.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Configuring Verity Search

    and Building Verity Search

    Indexes

    Moved the Building Verity-Based Registry Search

    Indexes topic from the Portal Technology book to

    the System and Server Administration Guide.

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Using Administration

    Utilities > File Extension

    List > Standard Extensions

    Removed a note that had a reference to the

    web.xml file and revised the section.

    System and Configuring Process Entered a description for the PSSQR Path.

  • PeopleBook Topic Description

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Scheduler > SQR

    System and

    Server

    Administration

    Guide

    Using Administration

    Utilities > DDL Model

    Defaults

    Updated the list to include information about DDL

    model statement.

    Test

    Framework

    Installing and Configuring

    PTF: Defining PTF

    Configuration Options

    Updated the description for the Allow Untrusted

    SSL option. This option is now disabled.

    Connections must be secure, unless a delivered

    web service is activated by a PTF administrator.

    Test

    Framework

    Using PeopleSoft Test

    Framework: Using the Log

    Viewer

    Added the Export command to the Log Menu

    Command table.

    Test

    Framework

    Using PeopleSoft Test

    Framework: Using the

    PTF Test Recorder

    Updated the list of Configure Recording Tools

    options.

    Test

    Framework

    Installing and Configuring

    PTF: Installing a PTF

    Client

    Added information about installing from the

    command line.

    Test

    Framework Test Language Reference Added Exists and Get Property actions for DIV..

    Test

    Framework Test Language Reference Added Weekday() function.

    Workflow

    Technology Migrating Workflow Data

    Added information about delivered ADS templates

    for workflow data migration.