Key Concepts

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This section is a summary of key concepts you will need to understand as you read the rest of this manual.

Accounting Schema, Combinations, Defaults and keeping track of the money

Documents and Document Processing

Database Tables and Common Fields

In ADempiere, most database tables contain a set of common fields that are used by most windows or by the underlying rules and software. These are:

  • AD_Ord_ID
  • AD_Client_ID
  • Created
  • CreatedBy
  • IsActive
  • Name
  • Description
  • Comment/Help
  • Updated
  • UpdatedBy
  • Value/Search Key

There is one other field of the form <table name>_ID that contains the ID key of the records in the table.

Security: Users and Roles