Yes I am aware that I can specify a new length. It would be more useful at times to specify an additional length. So when the "Extended Price" field changes length over time, the "SUBTOTAL" would inherit the proper length - but add 2 in the example.
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gary Thompson
Sent: Friday, October 26, 2012 11:17 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: DDS REFFLD
You can reference a field and specify a different length
Check the manual for syntax details
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Stone, Joel
Sent: Friday, October 26, 2012 10:13 AM
To: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'
Subject: DDS REFFLD
Is it possible to reference a field in DDS but add 2 bytes to the length?
SUBTOTAL R REFFLD(ExtendedPrice)
Wishful thinking I'm sure.
This outbound email has been scanned for all viruses by the MessageLabs Skyscan service.
For more information please visit http://www.symanteccloud.com
This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,
or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l