James Lampert wrote:
Is there a way I can have a Cycle program fail quietly if the primary file isn't present?

No.

I tried putting an INFSR clause on the primary file's F-spec, and creating a corresponding subroutine, but it didn't do anything to stop the CPF4101 from turning into an RNQ1216 inquiry.

In order to have your code trap open errors is to make the file user-open, and do the open yourself, rather than let the cycle open it for you. Your code (including INFSR and PSSR) does not run at all during 'cycle opens files' time.

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