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2.1 Creating or Modifying a Partition

Partition Maintenance includes the options "Multilingual support" and "SAA/CUA standards". Both of these options must be set to indicate that the partition is required to support multilingual development.

If you wish to make use of the Unicode field types NChar and NVarChar, you also need to be aware of the options Enable partition for RDMLX and Available field types. The partition must be enabled for RDMLX and the types you wish to use must be allowed.

On an IBM i master system, when you create a partition and choose the option to copy system fields from another partition, only the non-multilingual field information will be copied as no languages have yet been defined for this partition. You should later use the export and import facility of LANSA to set up any multilingual information.

After creating a partition or modifying a partition to be multilingual you are required to define the languages you want to work with in this partition.

Note: Until a default language has been defined for a multilingual partition, the partition will not be considered to be multilingual.

Also See

2.2 Specifying a Partition's Multilingual Attributes

Enable Existing Partitions for RDMLX in the Visual LANSA Administrators Guide.

For an IBM i Master: Available field types refer to If you Enable a Partition for RDMLX in the LANSA for i User Guide.

For no IBM i Master: Available field types refer to Field Type Enabled in Partition in the Visual LANSA Administrators Guide.