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Metadata Element Profiles

Cross Reference

Attribute

Attribute Description

Identifying Attributes

Name

crossReference

Label

Folder X-fields

Definitional Attributes

Definition

A cross-reference allows users to relate information in one folder to information in another folder.

Purpose

To alert users that additional information not contained in a folder exists that should be considered when working on the tasks of the original folder.

Constraint

Applies to folder.

Datatype Name

Alphanumeric

Relational Attributes

Value Domain

Typically refers to information about the correspondent, another folder or an attachment in another folder.

Conditions of Application

Obligation

Optional

When is Element Populated?

At any time during the correspondence process, but typically when the folder is created.

How is the Element Populated?

User.

Reference

FREC, 3.1 Metadata Requirements, Reference #2.7

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