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1.7.5 The Extended HELP Facility

The "Extended HELP Facility" is of particular use if you are using the more technical facilities of LANSA.

It is invoked by pressing the HELP function key on any LANSA screen, then using the "Ex HELP" (extended help) function key from the resulting "Selected Subjects" display.

This will cause a display like the example below to be presented to you:

 

 EXTENDHELP          Online Guide - Extended HELP Facilities  

 

 Enter Search Choice(s) and press the Enter key.                

 

 Search the Data Dictionary                                           

   For fields and files containing   :  BILL OF LADING                

                                        B/LADING                       

                                        BLADING                        

 

 Search the Online Guide Table of                                     

   Contents for Subjects containing  :  ABORT                         

                                        SUBSTRING                      

                                                                       

                                                                      

 Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages  Fnn=Contents          

 

 

Working from the Extended HELP Facilities screen you can:

     In the screen example shown above, the user is requesting that the Data Dictionary be searched for occurrences of different strings that involve a "BILL OF LADING" number and that the Online Guide Table of Contents be searched for the strings "ABORT" and "SUBSTRING".

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