Modifying a check

You can make changes to an existing check.

The following features of a check can be edited:


You cannot edit the pre-condition and the check formula of a custom check.

To change the pre-condition and the check formula

  1. In the table pane of the Standards view, do either of the following:

    • Right-click the check that you want to modify and select Edit.

    • Select the check that you want to modify and on the Expressions tab of the details pane, click Edit.

  2. In the Specify a target filter panel of the Edit Check wizard, enter the following information to create a field expression.

    • In the Category list box, select the category of the field.

    • In the Field list box, select the name of the field.

    • In the Operator list box, select the operator.

    • In the Value text box, specify a value for the field.

  3. Click the plus (+) sign to add the recently created field expression to the Expression(s) list.

    The new expression is added to the Formula box by default. If a check includes only a single expression then the check formula is the same as the expression.

  4. Repeat step 2 and step 3 to create any number of expressions.

  5. In the Formula text box, you can use the check formula operators to connect the various expressions.

    By default, the new expressions are connected using the AND operator.

  6. Click Validate Formula to validate the check formula that you have created.

  7. In the Expressions panel, enter the information in the same manner as in steps 1 to 5.

  8. In the Review panel, you can view the information that you have entered. Click Back to make any changes and click Finish to exit the wizard.

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Working with checks

Creating a new check