2.2 Some Repository Guidelines

Some suggested guidelines for the definition of fields stored in the repository are as follows:

                                        should be        Part

                Part Number Status     ==========>      Status

                     XXX                                  XXX

                     XXX                                  XXX

                     XXX                                  XXX

 

                   Part               Customer

                   Number             Number         Date Due

 

                      Part Number

                      Cust Number

                      Date Due

 

 

PBEN

Panel body normal input field. For normal or non-significant fields (e.g. Zip Code).

PBEE

Panel body emphasized input field. For important, significant or key fields (e.g. Customer Number).

 

 

PBCN

Panel body normal output field. For normal or                    non-significant fields (e.g. Zip Code).

PBCE

Panel body emphasized output field. For important,                    significant or key fields (e.g. Customer Number).

 

Y

For any form of date field.

4

For numeric fields that will never be negative.

M

For numeric fields that may be negative.