Create a Valid List for Alpha Types

User-defined alpha types should be used to create consistency in data entry. The alpha-numeric format supports up to 20 characters of entry, as well as a validated table to select from.

Follow these steps to create a list of acceptable answers.
  1. Navigate to the User-Defined Fields Maintenance screen where you want to create a list of valid answers.
  2. Highlight the user-defined field and click Edit, or click New to add a new field.
  3. Select the Validated? checkbox. The Validation Codes button will appear below.
  4. Click the Validations Code button.
  5. Enter alpha-numeric entries and corresponding descriptions.
  6. Click OK.