REP004 - System and Multilingual Variables

System variables return commonly used and often variable pieces of information. They are global variables that are used across all LANSA partitions.

Multilingual variables are specific to a partition and are used to store commonly used text in several languages. These variables can be used as field values, in validation rules or as command parameters. Multilingual variables are a part of LANSA's multilingual application support.

Important Note:

a.  System variables, as a default value for a field, are not supported in web page applications.

b.  Multilingual variables apply to all LANSA applications, including Web Pages.


To achieve these objectives, you will complete the following:

Step 1. Review an Existing System Variable

Step 2. Create a System Variable

Step 3. Assign the System Variable as a Default Value

Step 4. Test System Variable using form iiiTestFields

Step 5. Review the System Variable (Optional)

Step 6. Review an Existing Multilingual Variable (Optional)

Step 7. Create a Multilingual Test Form


Before you Begin

In order to complete this exercise, you must have completed the previous exercises.