Restricted List of Values

Closed List of Values, Enumerated Values, Permitted Values

n.

Pronunciation

/riˈstrɪktəd lɪst ʌv ˈvæljuz/

Definition

Metadata indicating the range of possible values for an attribute to a pre-defined list.

Using a Restricted List of Values helps maintain a clean, normalized list of values. A select box on a website which allows a user to choose a value from a restricted drop down list can help a user sort through products and narrow search time. However, within a PIM system a Restricted List of Values may cause delays or inaccuracies in entering data if the correct value for a product is not on the list.

Category

Metadata

Related Terms

Attribute, Metadata, Select Box, Open List of Values

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