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Title:
DDS keyword reference
Author:
Coolbaugh, James, 1961-
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Publication Information:
Loveland Colo. : 29th Street Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiv, 212 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781583040423
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Book

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There are literally hundreds of DDS keywords, and finding the keyword you need isn't always easy.


Author Notes

James Coolbaugh is President of JDC Computer Services, Inc., of Medina, Ohio. He has more than 20 years of experience in data processing and for the past 16 years has worked exclusively with the System/38 and the AS/400. Jim is the author of SQL/400 by Example and DDS Programming for Display and Printer Files, Second Edition (both from 29th Street Press). He has written various articles about AS/400 topics.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 Physical Filesp. 3
Data Typesp. 3
Field Usagep. 3
Keyword Levelsp. 3
Keywordp. 4
ABSVAL (Absolute Value)p. 4
ALIAS (Alternative Name)p. 4
ALTSEQ (Alternate Collating Sequence)p. 4
ALWNULL (Allow Null Value)p. 5
CCSID (Coded Character Set Identifier)p. 5
CHECK (Check)p. 6
CHKMSGID (Check Message Identifier)p. 7
CMP (Comparison)p. 8
COLHDG (Column Heading)p. 8
COMP (Comparison)p. 9
DATFMT (Date Format)p. 10
DATSEP (Date Separator)p. 10
DESCEND (Descending Sequence)p. 11
DFT (Default)p. 11
DIGIT (Digit)p. 12
EDTCDE (Edit Code)p. 12
EDTWRD (Edit Word)p. 13
FCFO (First-Changed First-Out)p. 13
FIFO (First-In First-Out)p. 14
FLTPCN (Floating-Point Precision)p. 14
FORMAT (Format)p. 14
LIFO (Last-In First-Out)p. 15
NOALTSEQ (No Alternate Collating Sequence)p. 15
RANGE (Range)p. 16
REF (Reference)p. 16
REFELD (Referenced Field)p. 17
REFSHIFT (Reference Shift)p. 18
SIGNED (Signed)p. 18
TEXT (Text)p. 18
TIMFMT (Time Format)p. 19
TIMSEP (Time Separator)p. 20
UNIQUE (Unique)p. 20
UNSIGNED (Unsigned)p. 21
VALUES (Values)p. 21
VARLEN (Variable Length Field)p. 21
ZONE (Zone)p. 22
Chapter 2 Logical Filesp. 23
Types of Logical Filesp. 23
Data Typesp. 23
Field Usagep. 24
Keyword Levelsp. 24
Keywordsp. 24
ABSVAL (Absolute Value)p. 24
ALIAS (Alternative Name)p. 25
ALL (All)p. 25
ALTSEQ (Alternate Collating Sequence)p. 26
CCSID (Coded Character Set Identifier)p. 26
CHECK (Check)p. 27
CHKMSGID (Check Message Identifier)p. 28
CMP (Comparison)p. 29
COLHDG (Column Heading)p. 29
COMP (Comparison)p. 29
CONCAT (Concatenate)p. 30
DATFMT (Date Format)p. 31
DATSEP (Date Separator)p. 32
DESCEND (Descending Sequence)p. 32
DIGIT (Digit)p. 32
DYNSLT (Dynamic Selection)p. 33
EDTCDE (Edit Code)p. 33
EDTWRD (Edit Word)p. 34
FCFO (First-Changed First-Out)p. 34
FIFO (First-In First-Out)p. 34
FLTPCN (Floating-Point Precision)p. 35
FORMAT (Format)p. 35
JDFTVAL (Join Default Values) (Join-Logical File Only)p. 36
JDUPSEQ (Join Duplicate Sequence) (Join-Logical File Only)p. 36
JFILE (Joined Files) (Join-Logical File Only)p. 37
JFLD (Joined Fields) (Join-Logical File Only)p. 37
JOIN (Join) (Join-Logical File Only)p. 38
JREF (Join Reference) (Join-Logical File Only)p. 39
LIFO (Last-In First-Out)p. 40
NOALTSEQ (No Alternate Collating Sequence)p. 40
PFILE (Physical File)p. 41
RANGE (Range)p. 41
REFACCPTH (Reference Access Path Definition)p. 42
REFSHIFT (Reference Shift)p. 42
RENAME (Rename)p. 43
SIGNED (Signed)p. 43
SST (Substring)p. 44
TEXT (Text)p. 44
TIMFMT (Time Format)p. 45
TIMSEP (Time Separator)p. 45
TRNTBL (Translation Table)p. 46
UNIQUE (Unique)p. 46
UNSIGNED (Unsigned)p. 47
VALUES (Values)p. 47
VARLEN (Variable Length Field)p. 47
ZONE (Zone)p. 48
Chapter 3 Display Filesp. 49
Data Typesp. 49
Field Usagep. 49
Keyword Levelsp. 50
Keywordsp. 50
ALARM (Alarm)p. 50
ALIAS (Alternative Name)p. 50
ALTHELP (Alternative Help Key)p. 51
ALTNAME (Alternate Record Name)p. 51
ALTPAGEDWN (Alternate Page Down)p. 51
ALTPAGEUP (Alternate Page Up)p. 52
ALWGPH (Allow Graphics)p. 52
ALWROL (Allow Roll)p. 53
ASSUME (Assume)p. 53
AUTO (Auto)p. 53
BLANKS (Blanks)p. 54
BLINK (Blink Cursor)p. 54
BLKFOLD (Blank Fold)p. 54
CAnn (Command Attention)p. 55
CFnn (Command Function)p. 55
CHANGE (Change)p. 56
CHCACCEL (Choice Accelerator Text)p. 56
CHCAVAIL (Choice Color/Attribute when Available)p. 57
CHCCTL (Choice Control)p. 58
CHCSLT (Choice Color/Attribute when Selected)p. 60
CHCUNAVAIL (Choice Color/Attribute when Unavailable)p. 61
CHECK (Check)p. 62
CHGINPDFT (Change Input Default)p. 64
CHKMSGID (Check Message Identifier)p. 64
CHOICE (Choice)p. 65
CHRID (Character Identifier)p. 66
CLEAR (Clear)p. 66
CLRL (Clear Line)p. 67
CMP (Comparison)p. 67
CNTFLD (Continued Entry Field)p. 68
COLOR (Color)p. 68
COMP (Comparison)p. 69
CSRINPONLY (Cursor Movement to Input Positions Only)p. 70
CSRLOC (Cursor Location)p. 70
DATE (Date)p. 71
DATFMT (Date Format)p. 71
DATSEP (Date Separator)p. 72
DFT (Default)p. 72
DFTVAL (Default Value)p. 73
DLTCHK (Delete Check)p. 73
DLTEDT (Delete Edit)p. 73
DSPATR (Display Attribute)p. 74
DSPMOD (Display Mode)p. 76
DSPRL (Display Right to Left)p. 76
DSPSIZ (Display Size)p. 76
DUP (Duplication)p. 77
EDTCDE (Edit Code)p. 78
EDTMSK (Edit Mask)p. 79
EDTWRD (Edit Word)p. 80
ENTFLDATR (Entry Field Attribute)p. 80
ERASE (Erase)p. 81
ERASEINP (Erase Input)p. 82
ERRMSG (Error Message)p. 82
ERRMSGID (Error Message Identifier)p. 83
ERRSFL (Error Subfile)p. 84
FLDCSRPRG (Field Cursor Progression)p. 84
FLTFIXDEC (Floating-Point to Fixed-Decimal)p. 85
FLTPCN (Floating-Point Precision)p. 85
FRCDTA (Force Data)p. 85
GETRETAIN (Get Retain)p. 86
HELP (Help)p. 86
HLPARA (Help Area)p. 87
HLPBDY (Help Boundary)p. 89
HLPCLR (Help Clear)p. 90
HLPCMDKEY (Help Command Key)p. 90
HLPDOC (Help Document)p. 91
HLPEXCLD (Help Exclude)p. 91
HLPFULL (Help Full)p. 92
HLPID (Help Identifier)p. 92
HLPPNLGRP (Help Panel Group)p. 92
HLPRCD (Help Record)p. 93
HLPRTN (Help Return)p. 94
HLPSCHIDX (Help Search Index)p. 94
HLPSEQ (Help Sequence)p. 95
HLPSHELF (Help Bookshelf)p. 95
HLPTITLE (Help Title)p. 96
HOME (Home)p. 96
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)p. 97
INDARA (Indicator Area)p. 97
INDTXT (Indicator Text)p. 98
INVITE (Invite)p. 98
INZINP (Initialize Input)p. 99
INZRCD (Initialize Record)p. 99
KEEP (Keep)p. 99
LOCK (Lock)p. 99
LOGINP (Log Input)p. 100
LOGOUT (Log Output)p. 100
LOWER (Lower)p. 100
MAPVAL (Map Values)p. 101
MDTOFF (Modified Data Tag Off)p. 101
MLTCHCFLD (Multiple Choice Field)p. 102
MNUBAR (Menu Bar)p. 103
MNUBARCHC (Menu Bar Choice)p. 104
MNUBARDSP (Menu Bar Display)p. 105
MNUBARSEP (Menu Bar Separator)p. 106
MNUBARSW (Menu Bar Switch Key)p. 107
MNUCNL (Menu Cancel)p. 108
MOUBTN (Mouse Button)p. 109
MSGALARM (Message Alarm)p. 110
MSGCON (Message Constant)p. 111
MSGID (Message Identifier)p. 111
MSGLOC (Message Location)p. 112
NOCCSID (No Coded Character Set Identifier)p. 112
OPENPRT (Open Printer File)p. 113
OVERLAY (Overlay)p. 113
OVRATR (Override Attribute)p. 113
OVRDTA (Override Data)p. 114
PAGEDOWN (Page Down)p. 114
PAGEUP (Page Up)p. 114
PASSRCD (Passed Record)p. 115
PRINT (Print)p. 116
PROTECT (Protect)p. 117
PSHBTNCHC (Push Button Choice)p. 117
PSHBTNFLD (Push Button Field)p. 118
PULLDOWN (Pull Down Menu)p. 119
PUTOVR (Put Override)p. 120
PUTRETAIN (Put Retain)p. 120
RANGE (Range)p. 121
REF (Reference)p. 121
REFFLD (Referenced Field)p. 122
RETCMDKEY (Retain Command Key)p. 123
RETKEY (Retain Function Key)p. 123
RETLCKSTS (Retain Lock Status)p. 123
RMVWDW (Remove Window)p. 124
ROLLDOWN (Roll Down)p. 124
ROLLUP (Roll Up)p. 124
RTNCSRLOC (Return Cursor Location)p. 125
RTNDTA (Return Data)p. 127
SETOF (Set Off)p. 127
SETOFF (Set Off)p. 128
SFL (Subfile)p. 128
SFLCHCCTL (Subfile Choice Control)p. 128
SFLCLR (Subfile Clear)p. 129
SFLCSRPRG (Subfile Cursor Progression)p. 130
SFLCSRRRN (Subfile Cursor Relative Record Number)p. 130
SFLCTL (Subfile Control)p. 131
SFLDLT (Subfile Delete)p. 131
SFLDROP (Subfile Drop)p. 131
SFLDSP (Subfile Display)p. 132
SFLDSPCTL (Subfile Display Control)p. 132
SFLEND (Subfile End)p. 132
SFLENTER (Subfile Enter)p. 133
SFLFOLD (Subfile Fold)p. 134
SFLINZ (Subfile Initialize)p. 134
SFLLIN (Subfile Line)p. 135
SFLMLTCHC (Subfile Multiple Choice Selection List)p. 135
SFLMODE (Subfile Mode)p. 136
SFLMSG (Subfile Message)p. 136
SFLMSGID (Subfile Message Identifier)p. 137
SFLMSGKEY (Subfile Message Key)p. 138
SFLMSGRCD (Subfile Message Record)p. 138
SFLNXTCHG (Subfile Next Changed)p. 139
SFLPAG (Subfile Page)p. 139
SFLPGMQ (Subfile Program Message Queue)p. 139
SFLRCDNBR (Subfile Record Number)p. 140
SFLRNA (Subfile Record Not Active)p. 140
SFLROLVAL (Subfile Roll Value)p. 141
SFLRTNSEL (Subfile Return Selected Choices)p. 141
SFLSCROLL (Subfile Scroll)p. 141
SFLSIZ (Subfile Size)p. 142
SFLSNGCHC (Subfile Single Choice Selection List)p. 142
SLNO (Starting Line Number)p. 143
SNGCHCFLD (Single Choice Field)p. 143
SYSNAME (System Name)p. 145
TEXT (Text)p. 145
TIME (Time)p. 146
TIMFMT (Time Format)p. 146
TIMSEP (Time Separator)p. 146
UNLOCK (Unlock)p. 147
USER (User)p. 148
USRDFN (User Defined)p. 148
USRDSPMGT (User Display Management)p. 148
USRRSTDSP (User Restore Display)p. 148
VALNUM (Validate Numeric)p. 149
VALUES (Values)p. 149
VLDCMDKEY (Valid Command Key)p. 149
WDWBORDER (Window Border)p. 150
WDWTITLE (Window Title)p. 152
WINDOW (Window)p. 153
WRDWRAP (Word Wrap)p. 155
Chapter 4 Printer Filesp. 157
Data Streamsp. 157
Data Typesp. 157
Field Usagep. 157
Keyword Levelsp. 158
Keywordsp. 158
ALIAS (Alternative Name)p. 158
BARCODE (Bar Code)p. 159
BLKFOLD (Blank Fold)p. 161
BOX (Box)p. 161
CDEFNT (Coded Font Name)p. 162
CHRID (Character Identifier)p. 163
CHRSIZ (Character Size)p. 163
COLOR (Color)p. 164
CPI (Characters Per Inch)p. 164
CVTDTA (Convert Data)p. 165
DATE (Date)p. 165
DATFMT (Date Format)p. 165
DATSEP (Date Separator)p. 166
DFNCHR (Define Character)p. 167
DFT (Default)p. 167
DLTEDT (Delete Edit)p. 168
DRAWER (Drawer)p. 168
DTASTMCMD (Data Stream Command)p. 168
EDTCDE (Edit Code)p. 169
EDTWRD (Edit Word)p. 170
ENDPAGE (End Page)p. 171
FLTFIXDEC (Floating-Point to Fixed-Decimal)p. 171
FLTPCN (Floating-Point Precision)p. 171
FNTCHRSET (Font Character Set)p. 172
FONT (Font)p. 172
GDF (Graphic Data File)p. 173
HIGHLIGHT (Highlight)p. 175
INDARA (Indicator Area)p. 175
INDTXT (Indicator Text)p. 175
INVMMAP (Invoke Medium Map)p. 176
LINE (Line)p. 176
LPI (Lines Per Inch)p. 177
MSGCON (Message Constant)p. 178
OVERLAY (Overlay)p. 178
PAGNBR (Page Number)p. 179
PAGRTT (Page Rotation)p. 179
PAGSEG (Page Segment)p. 180
POSITION (Position)p. 181
PRTQLTY (Print Quality)p. 182
REF (Reference)p. 182
REFFLD (Referenced Field)p. 183
SKIPA (Skip After)p. 183
SKIPB (Skip Before)p. 184
SPACEA (Space After)p. 184
SPACEB (Space Before)p. 185
TEXT (Text)p. 185
TIME (Time)p. 186
TIMFMT (Time Format)p. 186
TIMSEP (Time Separator)p. 187
TRNSPY (Transparency)p. 187
TXTRTT (Text Rotation)p. 187
UNDERLINE (Underline)p. 188
Chapter 5 Intersystem Communications Function (ICF) Filesp. 189
Data Typesp. 189
Field Usagep. 189
Keyword Levelsp. 189
Keywordsp. 190
ALIAS (Alternative Name)p. 190
ALWWRT (Allow Write)p. 190
CANCEL (Cancel)p. 191
CNLINVITE (Cancel Invite)p. 191
CONFIRM (Confirm)p. 191
CTLDTA (Control Data)p. 191
DETACH (Detach)p. 192
DFREVOKE (Defer Evoke)p. 192
ENDGRP (End Group)p. 192
EOS (End of Session)p. 193
EVOKE (Evoke)p. 193
FAIL (Fail)p. 194
FLTPCN (Floating-Point Precision)p. 194
FMH (Function Management Header)p. 194
FMTNAME (Format Name)p. 195
INDARA (Indicator Area)p. 195
INDTXT (Indicator Text)p. 195
INVITE (Invite)p. 196
NEGRSP (Negative Response)p. 196
PRPCMT (Prepare for Commit)p. 197
RCVCANCEL (Receive Cancel)p. 197
RCVCONFIRM (Receive Confirm)p. 197
RCVCTLDTA (Receive Control Data)p. 198
RCVDETACH (Receive Detach)p. 199
RCVENDGRP (Receive End of Group)p. 199
RCVFAIL (Receive Fail)p. 200
RCVFMH (Receive Function Management Header)p. 200
RCVNEGRSP (Receive Negative Response)p. 201
RCVROLLB (Receive Rollback)p. 201
RCVTKCMT (Receive Take Commit)p. 202
RCVTRNRND (Receive Turnaround)p. 202
RECID (Record Identification)p. 203
REF (Reference)p. 203
REFFLD (Referenced Field)p. 204
RQSWRT (Request Write)p. 205
RSPCONFIRM (Respond Confirm)p. 205
SECURITY (Security)p. 205
SUBDEV (Subdevice)p. 206
SYNLVL (Synchronization Level)p. 207
TEXT (Text)p. 207
TIMER (Timer)p. 208
TNSSYNLVL (Transaction Synchronization Level)p. 208
VARBUFMGT (Variable Buffer Management)p. 209
VARLEN (Variable Length Data)p. 209
Appendix Double-Byte Character Setsp. 211

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