Specify the description to be associated with the table. This description is used within LANSA and within the operating system to aid system users to identify the table. If the partition is multilingual, the description specified for the default partition language will be used as the default for other languages. Table descriptions for other languages can be updated using 3.7 Table Attributes.
Maximum length is 40 characters.
IBM i: Use of CUA standards for identification are recommended.
Tips & Techniques
Choose the table description carefully as it is used more often than the 3.1.4 Table Identifier. For example, reporting tools like LANSA Client will display Table Descriptions for end-users to select tables.