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Concept Usage (757.001)

This file records the usage of concepts by applications performing lookups using the Special Lookup Routines provided with the Lexicon Utility. A listing of concept usage in decending order may be found at the “AF” index.

Global: ^LEX(757.001,

Domain: Problems

Properties

Label/Field Name Field # Description Datatype Attributes Range
Major Concept
  major_concept
.01 This is a pointer to the Major Concept (file #757) and used to link the concept
frequency of use back to the Major Concept.
POINTER INDEXED
REQUIRED
Major_Concept_Map-757
Originating Value
  originating_value
1 It was necessary to “seed” this file prior to export. This field represents
the original (exported) value of the frequency of use (Usage, field #2). To
obtain the actual frequency of use, this value must be subtracted from the
Frequency field (#2).
NUMERIC REQUIRED  
Frequency
  frequency
2 This value is incremented each time the user selects a concept from the Lexicon
using the Special Lookup Routines supplied with the Lexicon Utility. Over time,
it will show the frequency of use of each of the concepts contained in the
Lexicon. Additionally, it is used to order the selection list in the Special
Lookup Routines, placing the most frequently used concepts at the top of the
list.
NUMERIC REQUIRED  

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