Pete Hall just showed me an easy way to set and use a trigger program. 
What I have done is set a trigger on the physical file which calls a
program that:

  a) MOVEs the USER field from the System Data Structure to a 10-character
field in the record, and 

  b)  does  TIME to the Z data field, for a date&time stamp. (by the way,
this is both date and time.)

By doing it this way I should be able to ignore all further dealings with
timestamping records in this file, or its logicals, right?


  This works well excepting the other question I intended to ask tonight:

I can set a trigger for  insert, change, and delete.  Insert does not seem
to be the same action as Adding a record?    Is "insert" different than
"add"?  Or am I just not doing it right yet?


In <1ee32d5f.35a1a76d@aol.com>, on 07/07/98 
   at 12:43 AM, Qile@aol.com said:


>So my question is which of the following methods is now the preferred
>method for populating date/time fields:

>a)         TIME to a data structure, then *JOBRUN  MOVE to date field,
>*JOBRUN MOVE to time field

>b)   TIME   DateField
>      TIME   Timefield


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