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This enables you to add and delete countries, and make them active or inactive.

This page describes:


To access Country Maintenance, select System Management > Infrastructure Maintenance.

By default, inactive countries are not shown. Tick the Show Inactive box to include all inactive countries in the list; untick it to hide them.

Adding a country

To add a new country, click Add new Country in the Actions menu.

A new form opens up, above the list of countries:


Enter information into the following fields (required fields have an asterisk next to the label):

Country Name: *Unique name for the country
Short Code: *Unique short code
Language:The default language for the country is displayed. To use an alternative language, select a language from the drop-down list - this shows only active languages.

To upload an image of the flag:

  1. Click on the red symbol
  2. Click Browse to find the image file
  3. Click Upload to bring it into the system
  4. Click on Apply and the flag image will replace the red symbol


When you have finished, click Save in the Actions menu.

This returns you to the list of countries, with the new country added to the list.

Editing a country definition

To edit a country definition:

  1. Click on the country to select it
  2. Click Edit in the Actions menu
    The same form opens up as for adding a new country
  3. Make the required changes
  4. Click Save in the Actions menu

Deactivating a country

Deactivating a country hides it from use within the application, although the definition remains in existence, so that it can be re-activated at any time.

To deactivate a country:

  1. Click on the item to highlight it
  2. Click Deactivate in the Actions menu

The country then disappears from the list.

Activating a country

To activate a country:

  1. Tick the Show Inactive box to include all inactive countries in the list
  2. Click on the item to highlight it
  3. Click Activate in the Actions menu
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