You should regularly check that there are no Classification Variable Codes with descriptions that show <Unknown>. This informs you that the Code in the Classification Variable you are running the report at does not have a description set.
Adding Codes and Descriptions
Codes and Descriptions can be updated by creating new variable descriptions within Item Codes Classification Variable Maintenance.
To create new variable descriptions, follow the steps below:
- From IFP Home select Codes Maintenance > Item Codes Classification Variables Maintenance.
- Double click the variable which is missing descriptions, to open the Properties dialogue box.
- Click Edit Values
- Enter any new codes and descriptions and close the dialog boxes.
- Run a report using this Classification Variable and check the missing descriptions are now shown.