Design question:  What are users looking for in a 9,999 record subfile?

When you went to page-at-a-time, how does a user ever get to, say, record 8,555?  Or does he just start at the beginning and process records & screens one-at-a-time?


On 12/30/2019 7:44 AM, Alan Shore via MIDRANGE-L wrote:
Hi Jay
You will be surprised!
I have had to change quite a number of load all subfile programs to a page at a time subfile programs, because the total number of records to display surpassed 9,999
And this number WAS valid
Import export systems was one of the main culprits
The number of parcels that had yet to be investigated by customs, far exceeded 9,999, depending upon the time of year
Could the system have been created better to start with, to circumvent this situation in the first place
Oh yeah
But unfortunately - I had to work with what I was given

Alan Shore
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