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In the Column List:

  • P = Primary key
  • M = Mandatory field
  • F = Foreign key
  • In the Data Type column, varchar/nvarchar means that the data type is varchar except in multi-language databases that use Unicode, in which case the data type is nvarchar.


This table contains a set of values for every enumeration class that is defined in the G_DICT_TYPE table. This table is populated by ICON initialization scripts. For a complete listing of values for each dictionary type, refer to G_Dictionary Values (for DB2Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or PostgreSQL, respectively).

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Column List


Column Data Type P M F Description
DTYPE int X X X The identifier of the enumeration class as defined in the G_DICT_TYPE table.
DID int X X The identifier of the specific value within the enumeration class.
DVALUE varchar(128) X The name of the specific value that corresponds to the identifier.
DDESC varchar(255) The description of the enumeration value.
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