The Locations table is used to store Location records, which are used to store specific information about where the companies in Company records are found geographically. Some companies have multiple Location records because they have multiple physical company locations, such as one Location record for their headquarters and another Location record for a subsidiary. To view some examples of companies with multiple Location records, sort the records in the Location table alphabetically by clicking Company Name.
Location records can be created by members of the Admin, Admin Import, Business Admin, Contract Creator, Contract Manager, Contract Requester, Sales, and Vendor groups.
Each Location record can be linked to a parent Company record from the Companies table. These Location records contain a single address, but can have multiple Location Types.
Location records are created directly from the Locations table, but can also be created by conversion. Location records can be created by conversion when:
When you name a Location record, that name should reflect the actual name of the building, or a similar distinguishing factor; there are other, built-in fields that are used to hold more granular information. While you can add city or town names to Location records by simply typing the name into the City field, you must select a value for the Country field from the Country table with the magnifying glass icon.
In the Standard System Demo, the Location table contains five rules. These rules are accessed by expanding the Locations table in the left pane, selecting Setup Locations, and then selecting the Rules tab:
Location records are owned by the user who creates them. Specifically, a record is owned by the user whose Login matches the Creator Login field.