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Defining the general properties of a validation rule

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To create a validation rule, complete the following:


  1. In the Repository tree view, expand Metadata and right-click Validation Rules, and select Create validation rule from the contextual menu.
    In the Repository tree view, expand Metadata and expand any metadata item you want to check, either directly right-click the schema of the metadata item or right-click a column of that schema, and select Add validation rule... from the contextual menu.
    For more information about metadata compatible with validation rules, see Selecting the trigger and type of validation.
    Add Validation Rule... option selected by right-clicking.
    The validation rule wizard displays.
  2. Fill in the general information of the metadata such as Name, Purpose and Description. The Status field is a customized field that can be defined. For more information, see Status settings.
  3. Click Next to proceed to the next step.

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