List of known naming constraints for Rules Designer files and names, and certain Rules SDK limitations.
A.1 Rules Designer Naming Conventions
This section covers Rules Designer naming conventions.
Some of the naming conventions are for ruleset, dictionary, alias, and, XML schema target packaging naming.
A.1.1 Ruleset Naming
Rules Designer enforces a limitation for ruleset names; a ruleset name must start with a letter and contain only letters, numbers, or the following characters: "
/", and single spaces. Letters include the characters (
Z) and numbers (
A.1.2 Dictionary Naming
Rules Designer dictionary names can contain only the following characters, upper and lowercase letters (
Z), numbers (
9), and the underscore (
_). Special characters are not valid in a dictionary name.
Rules Designer dictionary names are case preserving but case-insensitive. For example, the dictionary names
DICT are both valid. If you create a dictionary named
Test, then you can create another dictionary named
TEST only if you first delete the dictionary named
A.1.3 Alias Naming
Rules Designer alias names must begin with a letter and contain only letters, numbers, "
/", and single spaces.