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4.15.2 Automatic Functions, Manual Functions and their RDML Commands

This chapter has already described how LANSA works with 2 different types of functions.

 

AUTOMATIC FUNCTIONS                      MANUAL FUNCTIONS

           _____________

          |             |

          | APPLICATION |                      |

          |  TEMPLATE   |                      |

          |  FACILITY   |                      |

          |_____________|                      |

                 |                             |

                 |                             |

 IS USED TO AUTOMATICALLY WRITE           MANUAL INPUT

                 |                             |

                 |                             |

                 |_____________________________|

                               |

                         ______|______

                        |             |                         

                        |    RDML     |

                        |  COMMANDS   |

                        |_____________|

                               |

                               |

                   WHICH IS ARE COMPILED INTO

                               |

                         ______|______

                        |             |

                        |  EXECUTABLE |

                        |   PROGRAM   |

                        |_____________|

 

 

For either "automatic" or "manual" functions, it is the associated RDML commands that are actually compiled in an executable program.

In addition, the RDML program associated with an automatic or a "manual" function can be reviewed and amended using the facilities described in this section.