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


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).

Greg Thielen
Magellan Software

> 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....
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> Ouachita Baptist University     Fax  : 501-245-5500
> Arkadelphia, AR  71998          email: phelpswr@alpha.obu.edu
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