edit routine

edit routine

A routine in a program that tests for valid data. See validity checking.
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"We are aware of these issues and have made great strides to install edit routines that better ensure data integrity," he wrote.
There should also be edit routines so numerics and other invalid characters can't enter the database as a name.
Although the manual is simple, concise and to the point, the operation of the search, entry and edit routines were so simple that there was really no need to read it.