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Name Attributes Code Table

This code table populates drop-down lists that can be found in the designated snap-ins of the following session types:

Session Snap-In List
Name Attributes Name Attribute

Finding the Name Attributes Code Table

  1. In the Administrative Tools group of the Explorer toolbar, click System Administration.
  2. Select Code Tables | Names | Name Information. The Name Attributes code table will be displayed in the Name Attributes snap-in.

Tip:To access this code table through the Code Tables link in the Administrative Tools group rather than the System Administration link in the same group, click ctblNameAttributes.

Creating Name Attributes Codes

  1. Add a new record.
  2. Select or type all required and relevant data for each available field. Some fields may be required while others are not.
    • Code: Type a brief, unique code used to reference the corresponding item description.
    • Description: Type a description that the user will view in the lists populated by this code table.
    • Alert:Select the check box field to force a pop-up message to appear when a name record with this attribute is opened.
    • MasterCode:Select the correct code from among the following options:
      • 0-Other: For codes that designate names that are not permitted assignment of cases and exhibits.
      • 1-Assignable Location: For codes that designate names that are permitted assignment of cases and exhibits.
    • Notes: Type any related notes in this free-text field.
    • Activation Date: Type or select the date from which the code will be in use.
    • Expiration Date: Type or select the date upon which the code will become inactive.
  3. Save the Session. (Click Save button or Ctrl+S)