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2.2.16 User Message Files

Enter the Message File name for messages you wish to be displayed when an internal or end user makes an error that is specific to your system or an application being developed. These message files are used to execute OVRMSGF commands when entering applications defined within this partition.

The message file name must be a short file name, rather than a long one and will contain, as a suffix, the language for the file.

You may specify up to 10 User Message Files for each language.

The same number of User Message Files specified for the default language must be specified for each language in your partition. That is, message file "pairing" is mandatory.

For example, if a partition is set up to run three languages, French, Italian and Traditional Chinese, with French as the nominated default language (and thus the development language) you would create the following message file "pairings":


User Message File 1

User Message File 2





Traditional Chinese



USR01FRA contains a set of user messages in French.

USR01ITL contains exactly the same set of messages in Italian.

USR01TCHI contains exactly the same set of messages in Traditional Chinese (DBCS).

The same pattern applies to USR02xxxx.

For futher information about System and User message files refer to 2.3 System Message File Handling.