Region Codes

Regions are used to consolidate statistical information for a selection of countries.  When you prepare reports based on regions, data for all countries that are associated with the region is included in the report. (See Country Codes for details on adding countries to regions.)

Select Configuration>Profiles>Geographical Data>Regions to display a list of the existing region codes. The Region Codes screen appears.

The Region Codes screen shows the following information:

Code. Code for the region.

Description. Description of the region.

Seq. Sequence number that controls the position of the region in listings.

Adding, Editing, and Deleting Regions

To create a new region, select the New button from the Region Codes screen. To edit an existing region, highlight your choice and select the Edit button. The Region Codes- New or Region Codes- Edit screen appears.

Provide the following information and select the OK button.

Code. Code to represent the region. Once the region has been saved this code may not be edited.

Description. Description of the region.

Display Seq. Number that controls the position of the region code in listings. Codes that do not have a sequence number assigned appear in alphabetical order following codes that have a sequence number.

Note: A warning message alerts you when you attempt to delete a region that has been associated with a country (Configuration>Geographical Data>Countries).

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