Field Naming Standards

Standards are needed to protect your investment in the Repository. Following is a field naming suggestion for in-house application development, (as opposed to vendor package development).

Fields identifier (or short names) could be in the format xxxxxxiii where:

Also note the following recommendations:

An additional advantage of the above naming suggestion is that if you attempt to change the Repository and specify field name xxxxxx, all the iii variations will also appear due to LANSA's generic search and display facility.

While you may not choose to follow the example provided, we strongly recommend that you enforce a set of standards for field names at your site.

Please review the LANSA Object Names in the LANSA Technical Reference Guide.

Create Fields in the Repository Tutorial.