Menus define the Menu tabs, the list of reports and other links in the system.
Business Objects are the super-class of all important ]po[ objects. Biz object define a generic URL for accessing the object and allow ]po[
Defines two URLs for each object type for displaying an object read-only ("display") or in edit mode. Just append the object_id of the object to the end of these URLs and you have a valid URL.
Defines the values of drop-down boxes in most of ]po[. Categories keep a vast number of object states, object types and other information that is usually kept in separate tables each.
Keeping all this information in a single table simplifies configuration and allows for more sophisticated features.
Defines an is-a hierarchy on categories with "multiple inheritance". This table contains a "transitive closure" of the is-a relationship.
This table maps Component Plugins to particular users,
effectively allowing users to customize their GUI
Components Plugins are handeled in the database in order to allow customizations to survive system updates.
Menus represent menu tabs in the GUI, but also implements the list of reports and other links in the system.
Profiles are groups used for user "Profiles" in ]po[. Profile is a sub-type of group.