By default the user gets that message.  The developer could also
have used the CHKMSGID keyword and specified their own message (for
instance 'You must enter Y or N') if they did not care for the default
behavior.

Bruce

>
>I don't think it matters what software package you are using.  The
>question is about DDS.  When you specify valid values in the DDS the
>user only gets the following message upon entering a non valid value.
>
>  Value entered for field is not valid.  Valid values listed in message
>help.
>
>Unfortunately the answer is "works as designed".  It could have been
>done a lot better but it wasn't.
>Most of us use our own validation techniques so we can display a more
>meaningful message.
>
>i.e.:  You must enter Y or N
>
>John Hall
>Home Sales Co.
>


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