Specify special symbols for approp.
In this step, you define the formatting for the coding mask of
the appropriation request number. You can maintain the following
The length of the key for the coding mask
You can enter up to five characters
for the key. The key is used to determine the coding mask that is
used. The system uses the coding mask for the appropriation request
number, that has a key that agrees with the first character of the
appropriation request number that was entered.
An indicator that specifies whether the key always has to have
exactly this length, or whether it can be shorter
A special symbol for quick entry of appropriation requests
Special symbols for the structure of the appropriation request
An indicator that specifies that you can only use appropriation
request numbers that comply with the coding mask when you create
Avoid these symbols: *,+,?,% and period. These symbols are used
for other special functions in the system.