Create a Code List

You can create a code list from under the Administration menu.

About this task

To create a code list:

Procedure

  1. From the Administration menu, select Trading Partner > Code Lists.
  2. Next to New Code List, click Go!
  3. Specify the Naming settings.
    In the Naming page, complete the following fields and click Next:
    Naming Fields Description
    Code List Name Name of the code list. Required.
    Sender Identity Name of the sender, from the list of identity records. Optional.
    Receiver Identity Name of the receiver, from the list of identity records. Optional.
  4. In the Codes page, click add New Code to add a new pair of codes.
  5. Specify the Input Code Data settings.
    In the Input Code Data dialog box, complete the following fields, and click Save:
    Input Code Data Fields Description
    Sender Code Code value of the sender that is cross-referenced to the code value of the receiver (for example, Blue). Required.
    Receiver Code Code value of the receiver that is cross-referenced to the code value of the sender (for example, Green). Required.
    Description Description of what the code of the sender and receiver refers to. Required.
    Text1 Description or data relating to the sender and receiver code. Optional.
    Text2 Description or data relating to the sender and receiver code. Optional.
    Text3 Description or data relating to the sender and receiver code. Optional.
    Text4 Description or data relating to the sender and receiver code. Optional.
  6. Repeat steps 4 - 5 as needed to create additional code pairs. When you are finished, click Next.
  7. Click Finish to add the code list.
  8. Click Return to continue.