Settings (formerly global properties 1.8 and below) allow users to configure the OpenMRS system's behavior. Some are provided by the OpenMRS core (see examples), and others by modules.

The Settings (formerly global properties 1.8 and below) portlet lets you easily display the values of a subset of Settings (formerly global properties 1.8 and below), and edit them via ajax. This is especially useful if you want your module to have a configuration page, but you don't want to do a lot of work.

The portlet supports the following parameters:

Example usage of the Settings (formerly Settings (formerly global properties 1.8 and below) 1.8 and below) portlet (extracted from formimportexport module)

<openmrs:portlet
    url="globalProperties"
    parameters="title=${title}|propertyPrefix=formimportexport.|excludePrefix=formimportexport.started|hidePrefix=true|readOnly=false"/>

Settings (formerly Settings (formerly global properties 1.8 and below) 1.8 and below) in editable manner

Settings (formerly Settings (formerly global properties 1.8 and below) 1.8 and below) in readonly manner