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  • Value Group
  • nishitD
  • 2015-05-13 09:28:22
Value group is an important component of inoERP and extensively used by many modules/extensions to validate & control what a user can enter in a select field. You can use a single value group across modules/extensions for many different fields. You can use the same value group to multiple fields in a single form.

For each value group value, you define a code that is stored in database. You can show either the value or a description to users during data entry in a form.

A simple example of value group is a product group. A company that deals with computer business can define a value group as product with value as Laptop, Tablet & Desktop.
To represent different components of desktop the company can define another group with values as CPU, Mother Board, cabinet, etc.

You can create, view & update any value header level information by navigating to Setup -> Master Data -> Value Group.

To create a new value group/or update an existing value group, enter below information as applicable for the value group and then save the record.

Value Group Header Id:
A unique system generated number. You can’t modify this number.

Value Group:
Enter value group name. It is a free text field of 25 characters.

Access Level:
Select access level as applicable for the value group.
System: Sledded option type and not available for user change.
User: Non-seeded Custom option type. You can create/modify the option. You can add new option values.
Both: Seeded option type available for modification. You can modify the option. You can add new option values.

Enter any comment /remark in the description field.

Module Code:
Select a module code which primarily owns the option & its values. You can programmatically change the option & its values from a class which has the same module code.

Option Assignment:
If you are defining a value group against an option then selects the option assignment as used in the option header.

Status field shows the current status of an option. Blank status value means active.

Sequence Number:
Select validation type as applicable. Select validation type of none, or leave the field blank if you want to use value group line to enter the values.

Field Type:
Field type validates the type of the value field. Select the field type as required.

Min Size:
Min size controls the minimum number of characters that value group value should contain.

Max Size:
Max size controls the maximum number of characters that value group value should contain.

Min Value:
Min value controls the minimum value of the value group line.

Max Value:
Max value controls the maximum value of the value group line.
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