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2.2 Select Field(s) to Be Worked With

Many of the options that can be invoked from the field control menu will request the name(s) of the fields that you wish to work with (i.e. fields to be reviewed/changed, printed, etc). In all cases this field selection process is done in exactly the same way.

Initially a screen is presented that requests the name(s) of the fields to be worked with.

If you have been working with fields previously then the name will be pre-filled with the name of the last field you worked with.


 SELFIELD               Select Field to Work with                      


 Enter full or partial name of the data dictionary field(s) to be      

 worked with or leave blank to select from all fields in               

                                                dictionary . . . ______





 Fnn=Help  Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages                          



Using this display you can nominate the field(s) required in 3 different ways:

When you press Enter, a list of fields is displayed.


 SELFIELD                  Select Field to Work with                   


 Enter full or partial name of the data dictionary field(s) to be      

 worked with or leave blank to select from all fields in               

                                           dictionary . . .  __________


 Sel Field       Description                           Type  Len  Dec  

  _  DEMAD1      Address line 1                         A     25       

  _  DEMAD2      Address line 2                         A     25       

  _  DEMAD3      Address line 3                         A     25       

  _  DEMCAT      Product category                       A     10       

  _  DEMCSC      Cost centre                            A      3       

  _  DEMCUS      Customer number                        A      6       

  _  DEMDDS      Division name in full                  A     30       

  _  DEMDIV      Division number                        A      2       

  _  DEMDUE      Date order due                         P      6       

  _  DEMLIN      Order line                             P      3       

  _  DEMNAC      Name code                              A      6       

  _  DEMNAM      Name                                   A     25       

  _  DEMORD      Order number                           A      6       

  _  DEMPCD      Post code                              A      4       


 Fnn=Help  Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages                          



   In the Type column:

   RDMLX fields are identified by an X

   Visual LANSA components are identified with an *.

Using this display you can: