REP006 - Logical Views

 

Logical views are used to create alternate ways of organizing or accessing the data in your LANSA files. You can create file sorting sequences that differ from the keys used in the physical file.

Objectives

  • To show how logical views are created over existing files to sequence the file data.
  • To add a logical view over the iiiDepartments Department file to sequence the file by iiiDeptDescription.
  • To add a logical view to the iiiEmployees file to sequence the file by iiiDeptCode.
  • To achieve these objectives, you will complete the following:

    Step 1. Add a Logical View to Department File

    Step 2. Create Departments Test FormForm

    Step 3. Execute Search by Description FormForm

    Step 4. Add a Logical View to Employee File

    Summary

    Before you Begin

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