How to edit a Code List

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A Code List may be edited through the website, or by downloading as a spreadsheet and then uploading.

To edit a code list using the website editor follow the instructions below:

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The example above shows a simple List, which has a single Level. Other sorts of Code List are described here.
  • You can either edit the Code List's template or its contents (ie its Codes and Meanings) as described below:
  • Select the Level whose contents you wish to edit by clicking on either the Level Number (i.e. #1, #2 etc) or Name. The contents of the level will be displayed.
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  • Click on Edit. The contents of the selected level can now be edited.
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You can now update the entry.
To confirm the update click on Confirmupdateicon.GIF.
To cancel the update click on Cancelupdateicon.GIF.
  • If you enter a date in the past in the Eff To column...
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...when you confirm the update the line will be shown with strikethroughs:
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  • You can make editing of large Code Lists easier by using filters
  • A log of changes made to the draft can be viewed by pressing the 'Review' button.
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  • To confirm updates click on Save Changes. To cancel them click on Cancel Changes
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  • If changes have been saved, you will now be able to Validate the Code List.
  • If Validation is unsuccessful, a list of Validation Errors is displayed
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  • If Validation is successful a message is displayed
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  • Validation must be successful before a Code List can be Published.
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