• Subject: RE: Mixed Case Keys
  • From: Greg Thielen <gThielen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Sep 1997 08:34:14 -0700

Bill,

You can use SRTSEQ(*LANGIDSHR) on the CRTLF command.  Also specify
NOALTSEQ on all key fields in the logical file that you DON'T want to
apply this sort sequence (such as numeric key fields).


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Greg Thielen
Magellan Software
gthielen@magsoft.com
http://www.magsoft.com


> I have a physical file with a name field containing mixed case 
> letters.  I would like to use the name as a key field.  On my 
> programs I always provide an input field to position the list.  
> User's have a difficult time getting the name keyed in the exact 
> upper/lower case to position the list correctly.  What are some ways 
> to design a logical file or the application to ignore the case and 
> position the list correctly.
> 
> Thanks in advance....
> 
> ======================================================================
> Bill Phelps                     Phone: 501-245-5567
> Ouachita Baptist University     Fax  : 501-245-5500
> Arkadelphia, AR  71998          email: phelpswr@alpha.obu.edu
> 
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