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Global Configuration Settings
Settings under the System > Configuration menu enable you set up your Oro application specifically to your business needs. Settings located here are system-wide (or global). Configuring these settings globally means that they are by default applied throughout all organizations, websites and users in your system. This is the base configuration level that you can customize per organization, website, or user later on.
Based on the level where configuration has taken place, settings can fall back to other levels following the pattern below:
- User settings can fall back to the organization settings.
- Website settings can fall back to the organization settings.
- Organization settings can fall back to the system settings.
When Use System check box is enabled on the configuration page of the required option, system settings override website or organization. Clearing this check box next to the required option and changing its value means that you are configuring this particular option specifically for the selected organization.
When Use Organization check box is enabled on the configuration page of the required option, organization settings override system. Clearing this check box next to the required option and changing the default value means that your are introducing changes for a specific user.
To help you find the specific configuration option faster, use Quick Search located in the configuration panel on the left (on all configuration levels).