Rob,
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.

Thanks,

Jeff Young
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Sent: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 2:32:36 PM
Subject: Re: Long field names in DDS

ALIAS
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/i5os/topic/rzakb/rzakbmsttdalias.htm

Rob Berendt

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