The contract category field  allows you to record information relating to the expenditure code of a contract. The category field can be configured with specific values for your organisation. It allows you to specify a 2 level hierarchy of values so that your cost centre and account code structure can be configured and applied to contracts. Typically the category field holds finance system related information. The name of the field can be changed from category if required. The screen below show typical entries for the category field.

Fig 1 - Category Field

Tip: The change the values of the category field you must be an administrator. In admin, choose the value set options. Expand the "contract" entry and look for "Contract Category" entry. See Value Sets for more information.