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7.3 Input Options to Create, Review or Change Document Definition

When an existing document has been selected for display (and possible change) or the ADD function key has been used to indicate that a new document is to be defined, a screen similar to this will be presented:

 

 DC@P840102       Review/Change Document Definition                     

 

 Type Document details and press Enter.                                 

 Document Name . . . . : __________                                    

 Description . . . . . : _________________________________________     

 Cover Page  . . . . . : N                                             

 Page Heading                                                           

 

  ____________________________________________________________  

                                                      $$PAGE  

  ____________________________________________________________

 Page Footing                                                           

  ____________________________________________________________

  ____________________________________________________________

  ____________________________________________________________

 Portrait mode instruction (if applicable)                              

  ____________________________________________________________

 Landscape mode instruction (if applicable)                             

  ____________________________________________________________

 Appendices Required;                                                   

 Field details (by field) . . . : N Or Field details (summary)  . . :  N

 File details . . . . . . . . . : N    Message details  . . . . . . :  N

 

 F1=Help  F3=Exit  F12=Cancel  F14=Msgs  F21=Change                     

 

 

Working from this screen it is possible to:

The following input options apply when specifying details of a new document definition or changing details of an existing document definition:

Document Name

Specifies the name by which the new document is to be known. Must be unique.

Document Description

Specifies the description of this document. Must not be blank.

Cover Page

Mandatory, but always pre-filled to "N". Specifies if a cover page is to be specified for the document.

Allowable values are:

Y

Specify cover page details for the document.

N

Do not specify cover page details for the document.

 

If "Y" is entered, a screen will be displayed to allow entry of the cover page details.

Any text entered into the cover page lines will be centered within the length of the cover page.

Page Heading

Optional. The default for page heading line two is the page number substitution variable ($$PAGE). This variable will be replaced by the page number when the document is produced, and can be placed anywhere in the header and footer lines.

Page Footing

Optional. Substitution variable $$PAGE can be placed anywhere in the three footer lines and will be replaced by actual page number.

Portrait Instruction

Optional. The portrait instruction can be entered if a printer is being used to print the generated document which will require an instruction to place it into portrait mode.

Landscape Instruction

Optional. The landscape instruction can be entered if a printer is being used to print the generated document which will require an instruction to place it into landscape mode.

Appendices Required

Mandatory, but always pre-filled to "N". Y: Include the requested appendix into the document. N: Do not include the requested appendix into the document.

Note: It is not possible to request that both the field detail and the field summary appendices appear in the same document.