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Business flags make it possible to configure the feature set of Plexus Suite which you want to make available for your users. You have the possibility to turn on and off particular features 

The business flags are available in the ${HOME}/.chemaxon/plexus-suite/featureFlags.properties file in UNIX systems (or in the %USERPROFILE%\chemaxon\plexus-suite\featureFlags.properties file in Windows). Switching on and off features is possible by setting their business flag properties to "true" or "false", respectively. The changes will take effect following the next log-in to Plexus Suite.

If a business flag of a feature has been turned off, the menus or toolbar elements belonging to this feature will not appear in the graphical user interface, e.g. the "Upload" button will be missing from the blue action bar on the left side of the application if the "FILE_UPLOAD" property is set to false. As a consequence, the users will not be able to import any *.mrv or *.sdf files into Plexus Suite.

Please note that setting a business flag to true, does not always mean that that feature will be available in Plexus Suite. The existence of a feature can depend on other things as well, such as whether a valid license can be found for a feature. For instance, creating a chart requires the Plexus Analysis license, so even when the CHARTING business flag is set to true, chart creation will not be available unless a valid Plexus Analysis can be found in your system.
 

Currently, the following features have a business flag belonging to them:

Property nameFeature
ADD_CALCULATED_COLUMNCalculating new properties for compounds in a table
COLUMN_REORDERReordering columns in table views
DRILL_DOWNAssigning script files to database views for custom functionality
IJC_FORMSUsing form views (designed in Instant JChem) for data browsing
EXPORTExporting data from database views to a file
SCAFFOLD_ENUMERATIONCreating a compound library with molecules having the same backbone
PROPERTY_CALCULATORSCalculating physico-chemical properties of compounds
PLEXUS_CHARTSAnalyzing and visualizing chemical data
FILE_UPLOADImporting files (*.mrv or *.sdf files) into Plexus Suite
REACTION_ENUMERATIONCreating a compound library by virtual synthesis
ADMIN_TOOLSSending system-related messages to the users of Plexus Suite
CELL_EDITING

Editing data values in table cells

ROW_INSERTINGAdding new row to a table
DASHBOARD_PROJECTSAdds the fourth column to the Dashboard with a list of IJC schemas loaded by Plexus
PLEXUS_REGISTRATIONRegistering chemical and biological entities



Please note that from version 14.12.1.0, the following business flags are set to "false" by default:

  • FILE_UPLOAD
  • COLUMN_REORDER
  • CELL_EDITING

If you want to use any of these features, please, turn the respective business flag to "true" and then log in to Plexus Suite again.