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5.11.3 Select the Physical File

When the option to use the file maintenance utility has been selected from the housekeeping menu a screen similar to the example following will be presented:

 

 SELFILE                   Select File to Work with                    

                                                                       

 Enter full or partial name of the file definition(s) to be worked     

 with or leave blank to select from all file definitions .  _________

                                                                       

                                                                       

                                                                       

                                                                       

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

 

 

This screen requests the name of the PHYSICAL FILE to be maintained. This can be done in 3 different ways:

When a list of files is displayed a screen similar to the following example will be presented (which resulted from entering partial file name DEM):

 

 

 SELFILE                   Select File to Work with       

 

 Enter full or partial name of the file definition(s) to be worked     

 with or leave blank to select from all file definitions . . DEM       

 

                                                                       

 Sel  File         Library      Description                            

      DEMDIVN      DC@DEMOLIB   Table of valid company divisions       

      DEMHEAD      DC@DEMOLIB   Demo Order Header File                 

      DEMLINE      DC@DEMOLIB   Demo Order Lines File                  

      DEMNAME      DC@DEMOLIB   Demo Names File                        

      DEMPROD      DC@DEMOLIB   Product master file                    

 

 

 

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

 

 

Using the Select File to Work with display it is possible to: