• Subject: Re: dynamic program CALLS
  • From: Richard Baird <rbbaird@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Dec 1997 09:38:21 -0500
  • Organization: Premium Systems, Inc.

PaulMmn wrote:

> You -do- start executing the program 'from the top,' but you have to do
> your own field clearing and indicator re-setting (ie move zero/blank and
> seton/setof).

that's the price you pay.  The benefit's far outweigh the cost IMO.
 
> This can be very aggravating if you don't remember to clear things in your
> program, or if you add a new field to a screen and don't remember to clear
> it in your program!
        
It wouldn't matter if you used LR or Return, you still need to
initialize screen variables if you repeat the screen.

I've just gotten in the habit of never assuming a programs variables
are/aren't clean... clear before a chain or read, test for all
possibilities.

regards,

rick
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