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Call validate.fields from Format Control

  1. Click Tailoring > Format Control.
  2. In the Name field, type the name of the form for which you want to invoke validity table processing.
  3. Click Search.
  4. If a Format Control record does not exist for your form, create one. Click New.
  5. Click Subroutines in the form, or select it from the More Actions menu.
  6. Enter the appropriate parameters for validate.fields in the Name and Value fields using the information from the following table:


  7. Click Save to save changes to an existing record.

    Caution: If you are attempting to add a new record from an existing record, make sure that you do not click Save because doing so will replace the existing record with the new record. If you are adding a new record, click Add.

  8. Click Add to add a new record.

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

Related references

Validity validation rules