15.16 @@SET_IDX Command

The @@SET_IDX command is used to set an index value to a numeric value. This index name may be a new or existing index. The maximum number of indexes which can be used in an application template is 999.



  @@SET_IDX ----- IDX_NAME ----- name --------------------------> 



             >----- TO --------- value  ------------------------| 

                                 numeric variable                 




Specifies the new or existing index name. The first character of the two character index name must be non-numeric.


Specifies the numeric value to which the index is to be set. This may be any valid numeric variable or any valid numeric literal.


The following examples apply to the @@SET_IDX command.

Example 1: Set index AB to 2.

           @@SET_IDX IDX_NAME(AB) TO(2)


Example 2: Set index CF to the maximum file number selected.

           @@SET_IDX IDX_NAME(CF) TO(@@TFMX)