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ERP/2.50/Developers Guide/Database Model/ Ref List



The List Validation Tab defines lists to validate data

This table contains the following columns:

Name Nullable Data Type Description
AD_Ref_List_ID NVARCHAR2(32)Reference List based on Table
AD_Client_ID NVARCHAR2(32)Client for this installation.
AD_Org_ID NVARCHAR2(32)Organizational entity within client
IsActive NCHAR(1)A flag indicating whether this record is available for use or de-activated.
Created NDATEThe date that this record is completed.
CreatedBy NVARCHAR2(32)User who created this records
Updated NDATEx not implemented
UpdatedBy NVARCHAR2(32)User who updated this records
Value NVARCHAR2(60)A fast method for finding a particular record.
Name NNVARCHAR2(60)A non-unique identifier for a record/document often used as a search tool.
Description YNVARCHAR2(255)A space to write additional related information.
AD_Reference_ID NVARCHAR2(32)The data type of this field.
ValidFrom YDATEA parameter stating the starting time of a specified request.
ValidTo YDATEA parameter stating the ending time of a specified request.
AD_Module_ID NVARCHAR2(32)Module
Seqno YNUMBER(10, 0)Order the elements in the list will be displayed in the drop down list

Other Info

Check constraints

These are the check constraints for this table:



These are the indexes for this table (for each index there is a list of all the columns included within it):




List Reference

The Reference List field indicates a list of reference values from a database tables. Reference lists populate drop down list boxes in data entry screens



Foreign key column to AD_Client table, (column: AD_Client_ID)

Validation Rule AD_Client Security validation: Clients with user access rights. With the following code:

AD_Client.AD_Client_ID IN (@#User_Client@)



Foreign key column to AD_Org table, (column: AD_Org_ID)



There are two methods of making records unavailable in the system: One is to delete the record, the other is to de-activate the record. A de-activated record is not available for selection, but available for reporting. There are two reasons for de-activating and not deleting records:
(1) The system requires the record for auditing purposes.
(2) The record is referenced by other records. E.g., you cannot delete a Business Partner, if there are existing invoices for it. By de-activating the Business Partner you prevent it from being used in future transactions.


Creation Date

The Created field indicates the date that this record was created.


Created By

Foreign key column to AD_User table, (column: AD_User_ID)



The Updated field indicates the date that this record was updated.


Updated By

Foreign key column to AD_User table, (column: AD_User_ID)


Search Key

A search key allows for a fast method of finding a particular record. If you leave the search key empty, the system automatically creates a numeric number originating from a document sequence defined in the "Document Sequence" window. The sequence naming convention follows a rule "DocumentNo_TableName", where TableName is the actual name of the database table (e.g. C_Order).

Usually, company's internal identifiers for various records (products, customers, etc) are stored here.



A more descriptive identifier (that does need to be unique) of a record/document that is used as a default search option along with the search key (that is unique and mostly shorter). It is up to 60 characters in length.



A description is limited to 255 characters.



Foreign key column to AD_Reference table, (column: AD_Reference_ID)


Valid from Date

The Valid From date indicates the first day of a date range


Valid to Date

The Valid To date indicates the last day of a date range



Foreign key column to AD_Module table, (column: AD_Module_ID)

Validation Rule Ad_Module_ID IsInDevelopment: AD_Module_ID IsInDevelopment. With the following code:

IsInDevelopment = 'Y' AND type != 'T'


Sequence Number

-If the value of this field is null for all the elements in the list, the list will be sorted alphabetically.
-If all the elements have this value set, they will be ordered taken into account it.
-If some of the elements have it and some not, the ones having it will appear at the beginning of the list sorted by Sequence Number, the rest of them will be shown at the end ordered alphabetically.


Related tables

Tables that link this table:


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