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Look-up processing

Calling the validity routine while a record is being edited simulates the Find and Fill functions. This gives the user the ability to determine the valid values or ranges of a field before attempting to process a record.

You can execute the validity look-up routine from these three places.

  • Format Control Additional Options
  • Format Control subroutines
  • Displayoptions

Related concepts

Data validation
Format Control processes

Related tasks

Display value summary details
Display range summary details
Create validity table definitions
Add field-level definitions
Add value definitions
Add range definitions
Validate the validity definitions
Delete an entire validity record
Delete a single value or range definition
Delete value or range definitions from a table
Print a detailed report of an entire validity record
Validate fields during record processing
Create a validity lookup option in Format Control
Call validate.fields from Format Control

Related references

Validity validation rules