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2.4.1 Detailed Display of a Field Definition

When field definitions have been chosen for review or change this display is presented for each field chosen:

 

 DC@P100101            Display Data Dictionary Field                   

                                                                       

 Field name                  : BBBBBBBBBB                              

 Type (A,P,S) / Keybd shift  : B / B                                   

 Length / total digits       : 999                                     

 Number of decimal positions : 9                                       

 Reference field             : BBBBBBBBBB                              

                                                                       

 Description       ( OOOO )  : BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB

 Label             ( OOOO )  : BBBBBBBBBBBBBBB                         

 Column headings   ( OOOO )  : BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB                    

                               BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB                    

                               BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB                    

 Output attributes list      : BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB 

 Input attributes list       : BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB BBBB 

 Edit code / Edit word       : B / BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB            

 Default value               : BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB                    

 Optional alias name         : BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB          

 System field                : BBB                                     

 Prompting process/function  : BBBBBBBBBB / BBBBBBB                    

                                                                       

 Fnn=Help Fnn=Cancel Fnn=Messages Fnn=References Fnn=Change Fnn=Delete  

 

 

Using the Display Data Dictionary Field display you can:

 

  DC@P100103             Delete Data Dictionary Field                   

                                                                       

 Field name  . . . : XXXXXXXXXX                                        

 Description . . . : XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

                                                                       

                                                                       

       Confirm this field is to be deleted.                            

                                                                       

                                                                       

       Delete this field . . . ___   YES, NO                           

                                                                       

                                                                       

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

 

 

If a Web visual component exists for the field to be deleted, a warning message will be displayed. If the field is deleted, the web details will also be deleted.

It should be noted that there are many reasons for a delete operation to be refused. For example, the field is used in a file definition, other fields refer to this field and so on. In all cases the message issued will describe the reasons for the delete request to be rejected.