The OP was asking about using the long name in a DDS Printer file.
The Alias keyword is only used when defining a DB file (PF / LF) and will allow the ALIAS name to be used in the program.
AFIK, you can not use long names (more than 10 char) in a DDS Printer file as the field name.
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