Local Business Rules - Locally Defined

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In the Local Rules update dialog, you are provided with a list of the specific rules that are contained in the defined set. Use the update buttons to add, modify, or delete these specific rules. The following prompts are provided:

 

Rule Name

Enter a specific rule name here. The rule name must be in a variable format (e.g. – no spaces, colons and underscore characters permitted, etc.)

 

Rule Description

Enter a meaningful description of the specific rule that you have defined. Example: "This rule checks if the customer is domestic (CUS:Country = USA)"

 

Rule Definition – Evaluation Expression

Enter a valid expression that is used as your rules criteria. Example: CUS:Country <> ‘USA’, or CUS:AccountNumber <> 0.

 

The specific rule that you define will always return a zero if the expression you enter evaluates to "False".

 

Field to link to

Press the ellipsis button to select a valid field name to link the specific rule to. Whenever this field is populated or added to the Rules Hot Field list (found in the procedure based Local Rules template)

 

Display an error indicator when a rule is broken

Check this box to display an error indicator (message) when the specific rule is broken (fails).

 

Controls Button

Press the Controls button to open a dialog window used to identify a set of generic controls (identified by Field Equate Labels) which will be enabled or unhidden when the rule is evaluated to "True", or disabled or hidden when the rule is evaluated to "False".