19.4 Built-In Function Sample Form

Following are sample forms which you could use when designing Built-In Functions. They are intended as an aid for entering the DC@F47 and DC@F48 file definitions.

BIF Definition      (as per DC@F47 file layout)

BIF Name:

__________________

 

 

 

 

Unique Identifier:

____

 

Description:

___________________________________

Call or Execute:

____    (C or E)

 

Program Name:

_________________

 

Terminates between calls:

____    (Y or N)

 

Number of arguments:

____

 

Number of return values:

____

 

 

BIF Arguments        (as per DC@F48 file layout)

BIF Name:

_____________________

Parameter Type

ARG

Parameter Sequence:

____

Parameter Number:

____

Parameter Identifier:

____

Description:

_________________________________

Required / Optional:

____   (R or O)

Parameter Type:

____   (A, N or L)

Minimum Length:

____

Maximum Length:

____

Minimum Decimal:

____

Maximum Decimal:

____

Pass Length:

____

Pass Decimal:

____

Default:

_________________

 

BIF Return Values        (as per DC@F48 file layout)

BIF Name:

_____________________

Parameter Type:

RET

Parameter Sequence

____

Parameter Number:

____

Parameter Identifier:

____

Description:

_________________________________

Required / Optional:

____   (R or O)

Parameter Type:

____   (A, N or L)

Minimum Length:

____

Maximum Length:

____

Minimum Decimal:

____

Maximum Decimal:

____

Pass Length:

____

Pass Decimal:

____