1.2 What goes into a Field Definition?

When you are defining field definitions, you are really:

In addition to the expected field attributes, LANSA field definitions include:

All fields, including "working" fields should be defined in the Repository. After a period of time, most working fields will be defined. Defining all fields in the Repository will provide time savings for future projects as well as providing comprehensive cross-referencing capabilities. The more field definitions entered into the Repository, the higher the productivity gains.

Field definitions are stored in the Data Dictionary area of the Repository.