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4453 Free text function code [B]

Desc: Code specifying the function of free text. Repr: an..3 Code Values: 1 Text for subsequent use The occurrence of this text does not affect message processing. 2 Text replacing missing code Text description of a coded data item for which there is no currently available code. 3 Text for immediate use Text must be read before actioning message. 4 No action required Pass text on to later recipient. 5 Header Indicates that the text is to be taken as a header. 6 Numbered paragraph Indicates that the text starts a new numbered paragraph. 7 Paragraph Indicates that the text is a paragraph.

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DataElement 4453 is used in the following Batch Segments:


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