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2.6.1 Rule and Trigger Levels and Hierarchy

Rules and triggers exist in a 3 level hierarchy:

 

                      DICTIONARY LEVEL

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                         FILE LEVEL

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                       PROCESS LEVEL

 

 

When working with a field at any level of the hierarchy you CANNOT VIOLATE a rule or trigger that exists at a higher level in the hierarchy.

The level in the hierarchy you are working at is easy to remember: