United Nations Directories
for Electronic Data Interchange for
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)
7077 Description format code [B]
Desc: Code specifying the format of a description.
A Free-form long description
Long description of an item in free form.
B Code and text
Description of an item in coded and free form text.
C Code (from industry code list)
Description of an item in coded format.
D Free-form price look up
Price look-up description of a product for point of sale
E Free-form short description
Short description of an item in free form.
Description of an item in free form text.
S Structured (from industry code list)
Description of an item in a structured format.
X Semi-structured (code + text)
Description of an item in a coded and free text format.
Data Element Cross Reference
DataElement 7077 is used in the following Batch Segments:
DataElement 7077 is used in the following Batch Composite Elements:
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