At 03:25 PM 9/18/97 -0400, you wrote:

>Although I agree that LVLCHK(*NO) can be dangerous, how do you add a
>field to a file quickly?
>--
>Art Tostaine, Jr.

Hi, Art and all

On v3r2 and v3r7, at least, make the changes in the DDS and then use the
CHGPF (Change Physical File) command to add (or delete) fields, or to even
change attributes. Data will be preserved. (There are caveats--changing
attributes may change data.)

This is a fairly new and relatively unnoticed feature of the 400.

Cheers

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480
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