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Administration, Commerce and Transport
a plus sign (+) for an addition
an asterisk (*) for an amendment to structure
a hash sign (#) for changes to names
a vertical bar (|) for changes to text for descriptions and
a minus sign (-) for marked for deletion (within either
batch and interactive messages)
a X sign (X) for marked for deletion (within both batch
and interactive messages)
4453 Free text function code [B]
Desc: Code specifying the function of free text.
1 Text for subsequent use
The occurrence of this text does not affect message
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.
Indicates that the text is to be taken as a header.
6 Numbered paragraph
Indicates that the text starts a new numbered paragraph.
Indicates that the text is a paragraph.
Data Element Cross Reference
DataElement 4453 is used in the following Batch Segments:
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