I just went through a few hours of unnecessary time wasting, thanks to insufficient source help for DDS. I was trying to find out how to require a field to be mandatory entry on one of my screens. I found the "CHECK(ME)" keyword through the DDS source help through WDSC, great. I then went through a few hours of hell trying to figure out why it wouldn't work. Through WDSC source help, the description for the 'CHECK keyword says: Use this keyword to perform the following functions, depending on the parameter values specified: ...and then lists a bunch of parameters without describing any of them. I did get a little more info from "CHGINPDFT", but not enough to figure out what was wrong. Finally out of frustration I went to theV5R2 help online and found the DDS reference there has 13 pages of text for the "CHECK" keyword fully describing all the parameters and how and why I needed to use DSPATR(MDT) and (ND) to resolve my problem. Apparently someone in the "WDSC Source Help Dept." decide that those other 12 pages weren't necessary! Gee, thanks! Richard L. Weber | Senior Systems Analyst, TOYS 'Я' US International | 973.617.3497 | weberr@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:weberr@xxxxxxxxxxx> There are only 10 kinds of people in the world: Those that understand binary and those that do not. ======================================================================== This email message is for the sole use of the intended recipient (s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply email and destroy all copies of the original message. To reply to our email administrator directly, send an email to EmailAdmin@xxxxxxxxxxxx Toys "R" Us, Inc.
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