Dave

At 01:31 PM 12/3/1997 -0500, you wrote:
>Whoops, I guess I should have worded this differently.  What I meant to
>say is:  any AS/400 object can have an object description.  I want to be
>able to put a description on an IFS file (other than QSYS.LIB and QDLS
>which I already know how to do).

One more time, with feelingó

The hierarchical file system APIs can handle what are called directory
entry attributes. The Change Directory Entry Attributes (QHFCHGAT) API may
be what can do this. You'd be able to define a 'Text' attribute with this.
Not sure if it'd show up in a WRKLNK display.

You might also be able to do something through 95 Explorer, where, I think,
you can add descriptions to objects.

HTH


Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
(612) 371-1111 x480


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