Suprtool 5.8 for HP-UX:

User Manual

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by Robelle Solutions Technology Inc.

 

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents                                                                                                      3

Welcome to Suprtool                                                                                              18

Introduction......................................................................................................... 18

Suprtool Components............................................................................................ 18

STExport - Data Export Utility.................................................................... 18

Suprlink - Multidataset Access.................................................................... 19

Documentation..................................................................................................... 19

Notation.............................................................................................................. 19

Suprtool Version 5.7                                                                                               21

Highlights in Suprtool 5.7...................................................................................... 21

Highlights in Suprtool 5.6...................................................................................... 21

Highlights in Suprtool 5.5...................................................................................... 22

Highlights in HP-UX version 5.4.01........................................................................ 22

Highlights in HP-UX version 5.4............................................................................. 23

Installing Suprtool                                                                                                   24

Overview............................................................................................................. 24

Who Needs To Use These Instructions...................................................................... 24

Instructions for HP-UX.......................................................................................... 24

Instructions for AMXW.......................................................................................... 24

Suprtool Roadmap for HP-UX                                                                              25

Road Map to Suprtool on HP-UX............................................................................ 25

Suprtool for HP-UX.................................................................................. 25

Suprtool for HP-UX, with Dynamic Image loading......................................... 25

Suprtool for AMXW.................................................................................. 25

Quick Start Guide for Suprtool                                                                             26

How to Run Suprtool............................................................................................ 26

What is a Task?.................................................................................................... 26

Copying Files...................................................................................................... 27

Copying One File..................................................................................... 27

Appending to a File................................................................................... 27

Fields in Data Files............................................................................................... 27

What is a Self-Describing File?.................................................................... 27

Creating an SD File................................................................................... 27

Define Fields in a Data File........................................................................ 27

Create an SD File from a Data File............................................................... 28

Repeating Commands............................................................................................ 28

Repeating a Command............................................................................... 28

Selecting Database Records..................................................................................... 29

Select All Records..................................................................................... 29

Look at the First Few Records..................................................................... 29

Selecting by Criteria.............................................................................................. 30

Simple Criteria......................................................................................... 30

Complex Criteria...................................................................................... 30

String of Digits........................................................................................ 30

Selecting by Date.................................................................................................. 30

Select by Today's Date............................................................................... 31

Select by Particular Date............................................................................. 31

Select by Year.......................................................................................... 31

Select Prior Month.................................................................................... 31

Selecting by Lists of Values.................................................................................... 32

Finding Data Based on a List...................................................................... 32

Finding Data Based on a File...................................................................... 32

Finding Data Based on Another Tables Criteria............................................. 33

Finding Data in a Data File......................................................................... 33

Sorting Database Records....................................................................................... 33

Sort Records............................................................................................ 33

Sort Records in Descending Order................................................................ 34

Sort by Multiple Keys............................................................................... 34

Duplicate Records................................................................................................. 34

Report without Duplicate Records................................................................ 34

Report Only the Duplicate Records............................................................... 35

Report Only the Unique Records.................................................................. 35

Report Only the Duplicates and Their Originals.............................................. 36

Deleting Duplicate Data File Records............................................................ 36

Decimal Places..................................................................................................... 37

Converting Numbers.............................................................................................. 37

Counts and Subtotals............................................................................................. 38

Count and Subtotal on Sort Keys................................................................. 38

Sort by Count or Subtotal.......................................................................... 38

Total by Field.......................................................................................... 39

Running Totals......................................................................................... 39

Running SubTotals................................................................................... 39

Listing Records.................................................................................................... 40

Changing the Output Record Format........................................................................ 40

Producing a Condensed Table Listing....................................................................... 41

Simple Reports..................................................................................................... 41

Your First Report...................................................................................... 41

Column Headings..................................................................................... 42

Printing Mailing Labels............................................................................. 42

Running Suprtool under HP-UX                                                                           45

Running Suprtool................................................................................................. 45

Configuring Different Shells................................................................................... 45

Bourne and Korn Shells............................................................................. 45

C Shell................................................................................................... 45

Setting Up a PATH for Suprtool.............................................................................. 46

Bourne and Korn Shells............................................................................. 46

C Shell................................................................................................... 46

Dynamic Loading.................................................................................................. 46

Control Characters and stty..................................................................................... 48

Suprmgr Configuration Files................................................................................... 48

On-Line vs. Batch Access....................................................................................... 49

Command Line Options......................................................................................... 49

Initial Command Line:  -ccmdstring............................................................. 49

Default Outcount File Name:  -oc................................................................. 49

Exit with Verify:  -v.................................................................................. 50

Combining -c and -v.................................................................................. 50

Loader Warnings....................................................................................... 50

HP-UX Notes....................................................................................................... 50

Shell Commands...................................................................................... 50

Hardcoded File Names and ROBELLE Variable.......................................................... 51

ROBELLE Variable................................................................................... 51

/opt/robelle/suprmgr.................................................................................. 51

/opt/robelle/help/suprtool............................................................................ 51

Outcount File........................................................................................... 51

Differences Between MPE and HP-UX...................................................................... 52

Record Length.......................................................................................... 52

Line Feeds............................................................................................... 52

Duplicate Output Files............................................................................... 52

Classic Reals............................................................................................ 52

Input from Stdlist..................................................................................... 53

Missing Features....................................................................................... 53

Suprtool and AMXW                                                                                                55

What is AMXW.................................................................................................... 55

What is Suprtool for AMXW.................................................................................. 55

Running Suprtool................................................................................................. 55

Symbolic Links and running Supramxw.................................................................... 55

Suprtool/AMXW.................................................................................................. 56

Form Command....................................................................................... 56

Numrecs Command................................................................................... 56

Output Command..................................................................................... 56

Temporary Files........................................................................................ 57

Appending Records................................................................................... 57

Table operations........................................................................................ 57

Variable Substitution................................................................................. 57

Set Commands......................................................................................... 57

Command Details for AMXW                                                                               58

AMXW............................................................................................................... 58

Numrecs Command  [N]......................................................................................... 59

Set Commands..................................................................................................... 60

AMXW Externalsd.................................................................................... 60

AMXW PerfWrite..................................................................................... 60

Filecode.................................................................................................. 60

Squeeze................................................................................................... 61

Suprtool Issues and Solutions                                                                             62

A Suprtool Task................................................................................................... 62

Input Choices........................................................................................... 62

Processing Selections................................................................................. 62

Output Choices......................................................................................... 62

Large File Support................................................................................................ 63

Suprtool and Allbase............................................................................................. 63

Data-Types............................................................................................... 63

Date and Time Types................................................................................. 64

Restrictions.............................................................................................. 64

Suprtool and Oracle............................................................................................... 64

Data-Types............................................................................................... 64

Number Data-Type.................................................................................... 65

Order By vs. Sort...................................................................................... 65

Restrictions.............................................................................................. 65

SDUnix Utility..................................................................................................... 66

Installation............................................................................................... 66

SDUnix Parameters................................................................................... 67

LF vs. NOLF........................................................................................... 67

Examples................................................................................................. 67

Link vs. Query......................................................................................... 68

Suprtool and Self-Describing Files........................................................................... 68

Create an SD File from a Table.................................................................... 68

Create an SD File from a Data File............................................................... 68

SD Files as Input...................................................................................... 69

Listing SD Files....................................................................................... 69

Decimal Places and Date Formats................................................................. 69

Extended Field Names............................................................................... 69

Restrictions of SD Files............................................................................. 70

Suprtool and Sorting Files...................................................................................... 70

Suprtool and Personal Computers............................................................................ 70

Downloading to the PC.............................................................................. 70

Decimal Places......................................................................................... 71

Spreadsheets............................................................................................. 71

Suprtool and PowerHouse Applications..................................................................... 71

Suprtool with Quiz/QTP............................................................................ 71

Step 1: Create a Subfile with Quiz............................................................... 72

Step 2: Output Erase in Suprtool................................................................. 72

Step 3: Report with Quiz............................................................................ 72

Using QTP to Create Subfiles..................................................................... 72

Creating Subfile with Script File................................................................. 72

Quiz: Generating Suprtool Commands.......................................................... 73

Year 2000 Solutions with Suprtool.......................................................................... 73

What If I Have Four-Digit Years?................................................................. 73

What does Set Date Cutoff do?.................................................................... 74

Stddate and Set Date Cutoff........................................................................ 74

What does Set Date ForceCentury do?........................................................... 74

What If I Have Two-Digit Years?................................................................. 75

What Is Wrong with Two-Digit Years?.......................................................... 75

How Do $Today and $Date Work?............................................................... 76

Will Suprtool Generate an Error for Two-Digit Year Dates?............................... 76

How Do I Use $Today and $Date with yymmdd Dates?................................... 76

aammdd Date Format................................................................................. 77

Invalid Dates............................................................................................ 77

Can Suprtool Convert Two-Digit Years to Four Digits?................................... 77

Case 1:  Converting a J2 Date from yymmdd to ccyymmdd.............................. 77

Case 2:  X6 yymmdd Data to X8 ccyymmdd................................................. 79

Case 3:  Different Date Formats X6 MMDDYY Data to X6 YYMMDD.............. 80

Year 2000 Testing..................................................................................... 81

Performance Issues................................................................................................ 82

Eloquence Performance............................................................................... 82

Sort Performance....................................................................................... 82

Oracle Performance.................................................................................... 82

Analyzing Performance Data........................................................................ 83

Variable Substitution............................................................................................. 83

Suprtool Functions................................................................................................ 84

UC4/Scripting and Functions.................................................................................. 84

String/Byte Functions............................................................................................ 84

$TRIM (Works on byte type fields).......................................................................... 84

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 85

Extract Usage (target: Byte type fields).......................................................... 85

Example:................................................................................................. 85

Data Examples Before and After:.................................................................. 85

$LTRIM (Works on Byte type fields)....................................................................... 85

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 85

Extract Usage (target: Byte type fields).......................................................... 85

Example:................................................................................................. 85

Data Examples before and after:................................................................... 85

$RTRIM (Works on Byte type fields)....................................................................... 86

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 86

Extract Usage (target: Byte type fields).......................................................... 86

Example:................................................................................................. 86

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 86

Data Result.............................................................................................. 86

$UPPER (Works on Byte-type fields)....................................................................... 86

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 87

Extract Usage (target: Byte type fields).......................................................... 87

Example:................................................................................................. 87

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 87

$LOWER (Works on Byte-type fields)...................................................................... 87

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 87

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 87

Example:................................................................................................. 87

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 87

$PROPER (Works on Byte-type fields)..................................................................... 87

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 88

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 88

Example:................................................................................................. 88

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 88

$SPLIT (Works on Byte-type fields)......................................................................... 88

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 88

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 88

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 88

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 88

$FINDCLEAN (Works on Byte-type fields)............................................................... 89

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 89

$CLEAN (Works on Byte-type fields)....................................................................... 89

If Usage: (Not commonly used)................................................................... 89

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 89

Example:................................................................................................. 89

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 89

$TRANSLATE (Works on Byte-type fields).............................................................. 89

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 90

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 90

Data Examples: (Using above code).............................................................. 90

$ETOA............................................................................................................... 90

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 90

$ATOE............................................................................................................... 90

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 90

String Addition.................................................................................................... 90

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 91

Example:................................................................................................. 91

Data Result:............................................................................................. 91

Numeric Functions................................................................................................ 91

$TRUNCATE...................................................................................................... 91

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 91

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 91

$ABS................................................................................................................. 91

IF Usage:................................................................................................. 91

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 91

$TOTAL............................................................................................................. 92

IF Usage:................................................................................................. 92

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 92

$SUBTOTAL....................................................................................................... 92

IF Usage:................................................................................................. 92

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 93

Example of $TOTAL and $SUBTOTAL....................................................... 93

$COUNTER........................................................................................................ 93

IF Usage:................................................................................................. 93

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 94

$SUBCOUNT...................................................................................................... 94

IF Usage:................................................................................................. 94

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 94

Examples for $counter and $subcount:.......................................................... 94

$SIGNED............................................................................................................ 95

IF Usage:................................................................................................. 95

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 95

Arithmetic Operations............................................................................................ 95

+ - * / mod.............................................................................................. 95

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 95

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 95

Conversion/Formatting.......................................................................................... 95

$NUMBER.......................................................................................................... 95

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 96

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 96

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 96

$EDIT................................................................................................................. 96

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 96

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 96

Data Examples:......................................................................................... 96

Other Functions.................................................................................................... 97

$LOOKUP........................................................................................................... 97

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 97

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 97

$NULL............................................................................................................... 97

$READ............................................................................................................... 97

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 97

Date Functions..................................................................................................... 98

$TODAY............................................................................................................. 98

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 98

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 98

$DATE............................................................................................................... 98

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 98

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 98

$INVALID........................................................................................................... 98

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 98

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 98

$STDDATE......................................................................................................... 99

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 99

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 99

$DAYS............................................................................................................... 99

If Usage:.................................................................................................. 99

Extract Usage:.......................................................................................... 99

Suprtool Commands                                                                                            100

General Notes..................................................................................................... 100

Abbreviating........................................................................................... 100

Uppercase or Lowercase............................................................................ 100

Multiple Commands per Line.................................................................... 100

Continuation.......................................................................................... 101

Comments on Command Lines.................................................................. 101

HP-UX Commands.................................................................................. 102

Calculator.............................................................................................. 102

Control-Y Interrupt.................................................................................. 102

Add Command  [Add].......................................................................................... 103

Notes.................................................................................................... 103

Examples............................................................................................... 103

Base Command  [BA].......................................................................................... 105

Before Command  [B].......................................................................................... 107

Chain Command  [C]........................................................................................... 109

Clean Command  [CL]......................................................................................... 111

Removing Bad Characters......................................................................... 111

Define Command  [D].......................................................................................... 112

Delete Command  [DEL]...................................................................................... 117

Do Command  [DO]............................................................................................ 119

Duplicate Command  [DU].................................................................................... 120

Edit Command  [ED]........................................................................................... 125

Exit Command  [E]............................................................................................. 126

Export Command  [EXP]...................................................................................... 128

Extract Command  [EXT]..................................................................................... 129

Constants............................................................................................... 129

Dates..................................................................................................... 131

Range of Fields....................................................................................... 133

Numeric Expressions................................................................................ 135

$SubTotal Function................................................................................. 136

$Total Function...................................................................................... 137

$Counter Function................................................................................... 137

String Expressions................................................................................... 138

Splitting Variable Length Strings............................................................... 139

Cleaning your Data.................................................................................. 140

Un-printables.......................................................................................... 140

Clean Command Syntax........................................................................... 141

Setting the Clean Character....................................................................... 141

Cleaning a Field...................................................................................... 141

Cleaning your data................................................................................... 141

Extract from a Table................................................................................. 142

Data Conversion...................................................................................... 143

$Number Function................................................................................... 144

Numeric to Byte Conversion..................................................................... 145

$Edit Function........................................................................................ 146

Placeholders and Format Characters............................................................ 146

Byte-Type Formatting.............................................................................. 146

Z-placeholder for byte-fields...................................................................... 147

Overflow and limits................................................................................. 147

Numeric field edit-masks.......................................................................... 148

Signs.................................................................................................... 148

Decimal Places........................................................................................ 149

Data and Edit mask:................................................................................. 149

Currency and Dollar signs......................................................................... 149

Overflow and floating dollar...................................................................... 150

Set CurrencySymbol................................................................................ 150

Overflow and limits................................................................................. 150

Restrictions............................................................................................ 150

Form Command  [F]............................................................................................ 153

Get Command  [G].............................................................................................. 156

Help Command  [H]............................................................................................ 158

If Command  [IF]................................................................................................ 159

Expressions............................................................................................ 159

Constants............................................................................................... 162

Subscripts.............................................................................................. 163

Numeric Expressions................................................................................ 164

String Expressions................................................................................... 166

Date Selection......................................................................................... 169

Long Expressions.................................................................................... 174

Input Command  [I]............................................................................................. 177

Item Command  [IT]............................................................................................ 179

Date Formats.......................................................................................... 179

Decimal Places........................................................................................ 182

Notes.................................................................................................... 183

Key Command  [K]............................................................................................. 185

Link Command  [LIN]......................................................................................... 187

List Command  [L].............................................................................................. 188

Format.................................................................................................. 188

LaserJet Listings..................................................................................... 189

Headings in Listings................................................................................ 190

Simple Reports....................................................................................... 191

List Device............................................................................................. 192

List File................................................................................................ 192

Listredo Command  [LISTREDO].......................................................................... 195

Numrecs Command  [N]....................................................................................... 196

Open Command  [OP].......................................................................................... 197

Remote Databases and Oracle Issues............................................................ 197

Output Command  [O]......................................................................................... 198

Put Command  [P].............................................................................................. 204

Q Command  [Q]................................................................................................ 205

Redo Command  [REDO]..................................................................................... 206

Reset Command  [R]........................................................................................... 209

Select Command  [SEL]....................................................................................... 210

Set Command  [S]............................................................................................... 211

Allbase.................................................................................................. 213

Arithmetic.............................................................................................. 213

Baseclose............................................................................................... 213

Blocksize............................................................................................... 213

Buffer.................................................................................................... 213

CleanChar.............................................................................................. 213

Comlog................................................................................................. 214

CurrencySymbol..................................................................................... 214

Date Cutoff............................................................................................ 215

Date ForceCentury................................................................................... 216

Date IfYY2000Error................................................................................. 216

Date MapToPHDate8............................................................................... 217

DecimalSymbol...................................................................................... 217

Defer..................................................................................................... 217

DumpOnError......................................................................................... 217

EditStopError......................................................................................... 217

Eofread.................................................................................................. 218

FastRead................................................................................................ 218

Filecode................................................................................................. 218

Filename................................................................................................ 218

Firstrec.................................................................................................. 219

Hints..................................................................................................... 219

HPUXCmdErr <string>......................................................................... 219

Ifcheck................................................................................................... 220

Ignore.................................................................................................... 220

InitExtents............................................................................................. 220

ItemAbbreviateDate.................................................................................. 220

ItemLock............................................................................................... 220

Interactive.............................................................................................. 221

LabelledTapeRewind................................................................................ 221

Limits................................................................................................... 221

Table Size.............................................................................................. 221

Read Only.............................................................................................. 222

List....................................................................................................... 222

List Date................................................................................................ 222

List PCL............................................................................................... 222

List Time............................................................................................... 224

List FormFeed........................................................................................ 224

Lock..................................................................................................... 224

MakeAbsent........................................................................................... 224

NLS...................................................................................................... 224

NumBug................................................................................................ 225

Openmode.............................................................................................. 225

Oracle Rows........................................................................................... 226

Oracle Integer.......................................................................................... 226

Oracle OpenFix....................................................................................... 226

Oracle PassShift...................................................................................... 227

Oracle SpaceNull..................................................................................... 227

Oracle ZeroNull....................................................................................... 227

Pattern................................................................................................... 227

Prefetch................................................................................................. 228

Privmode............................................................................................... 228

Progress................................................................................................. 228

Prompt.................................................................................................. 229

RealMap................................................................................................ 229

Recover................................................................................................. 229

Redo..................................................................................................... 229

SDExtname............................................................................................ 230

Sortfast.................................................................................................. 231

Squeeze................................................................................................. 231

Statistics................................................................................................ 231

Subsystem............................................................................................. 231

Suspend................................................................................................. 231

ThousandSymbol.................................................................................... 231

Userlabels.............................................................................................. 231

Varsub................................................................................................... 231

VarsubCompat........................................................................................ 232

VarsubDebug.......................................................................................... 232

Warnings............................................................................................... 232

Sort Command  [SO]........................................................................................... 233

Table Command [TA].......................................................................................... 235

Adding Individual Values to a Table........................................................... 235

Adding Values from a File........................................................................ 236

TRanslate Command [TR].................................................................................... 239

Total Command [T]............................................................................................. 240

Update Command  [UP]....................................................................................... 242

Use Command  [U].............................................................................................. 243

Userpause Command  [USER]............................................................................... 245

Verify Command  [V].......................................................................................... 246

Xeq Command  [X]............................................................................................. 247

Calculator Command [=]...................................................................................... 248

Suprtool Errors and Warnings                                                                           251

Two Types Of Messages....................................................................................... 251

Errors................................................................................................................ 251

Warnings........................................................................................................... 252

Welcome to STExport                                                                                          253

Welcome to STExport.......................................................................................... 253

Installing STExport............................................................................................. 253

Accessing STExport                                                                                            255

How To Run STExport........................................................................................ 255

How to Xeq an STExport Task.............................................................................. 255

Hardcoded File Names and ROBELLE Variable........................................................ 255

ROBELLE Variable................................................................................. 255

Using STExport in Batch...................................................................................... 256

Command Line Options....................................................................................... 256

Default Outcount File Name:  -oc............................................................... 256

Variable Substitution -v............................................................................ 256

Introduction to STExport                                                                                     257

Importing Data.................................................................................................... 257

Input File........................................................................................................... 257

Data-Types......................................................................................................... 257

Formatting Commands......................................................................................... 258

Commands......................................................................................................... 258

Performance Considerations................................................................................... 258

STExport Commands                                                                                          259

General Notes..................................................................................................... 259

Abbreviating........................................................................................... 259

Uppercase or Lowercase............................................................................ 259

Comments on Command Lines.................................................................. 259

HP-UX Commands.................................................................................. 259

File Names............................................................................................. 260

Calculator.............................................................................................. 260

Control-Y.............................................................................................. 260

Before Command  [B].......................................................................................... 261

Clean Command  [CL]......................................................................................... 263

Removing Bad Characters......................................................................... 263

Columns Command  [C]...................................................................................... 264

Date Command  [DA].......................................................................................... 265

Decimal Command  [DEC]................................................................................... 267

Delimiter Command  [DE].................................................................................... 268

Do Command  [DO]............................................................................................ 269

Escape Command  [ES]........................................................................................ 270

Exit Command  [E]............................................................................................. 271

Exit Abort [EA]...................................................................................... 271

Exit Suspend [ES]................................................................................... 271

Exit Xeq [EX]......................................................................................... 271

Floating Command  [FL]...................................................................................... 272

Form Command  [F]............................................................................................ 273

Heading Command  [HEA]................................................................................... 274

Help Command  [H]............................................................................................ 276

HTML Command  [HT]....................................................................................... 277

Dynamic Web Pages................................................................................ 279

Web Server............................................................................................. 279

Shell Script............................................................................................ 280

Perl Script.............................................................................................. 282

CGI Script............................................................................................. 283

Input Command  [I]............................................................................................. 285

Listredo Command  [LISTREDO].......................................................................... 286

Output Command  [O]......................................................................................... 287

Quote Command  [Q]........................................................................................... 288

Redo Command  [REDO]..................................................................................... 289

Reset Command  [R]........................................................................................... 290

Set Command  [S]............................................................................................... 291

CleanChar.............................................................................................. 291

Comlog................................................................................................. 291

Mapped................................................................................................. 292

Redo..................................................................................................... 292

Statistics................................................................................................ 293

Varsub................................................................................................... 293

VarsubCompat........................................................................................ 293

VarsubDebug.......................................................................................... 293

Warnings............................................................................................... 294

Xmltagchar............................................................................................. 294

ZonedFix............................................................................................... 294

Sign Command  [SI]............................................................................................ 296

Spaces Command  [SP]........................................................................................ 297

Use Command  [U].............................................................................................. 298

Verify Command  [V].......................................................................................... 299

Xeq Command  [X]............................................................................................. 300

XML Command  [XML]...................................................................................... 301

Zero Command  [Z]............................................................................................. 304

Example of STExport Output                                                                             305

Example............................................................................................................ 305

Limits Within STExport                                                                                        309

Maximums......................................................................................................... 309

Welcome to Dbedit                                                                                               310

Introduction........................................................................................................ 310

Restrictions........................................................................................................ 310

Functions of Dbedit............................................................................................. 310

Performance of Dbedit.......................................................................................... 311

Field Lists......................................................................................................... 311

Database Locking................................................................................................ 312

Decimal Points................................................................................................... 312

Critical-Item Update............................................................................................. 313

Dbedit Commands                                                                                                314

General Notes..................................................................................................... 314

Abbreviating........................................................................................... 314

Uppercase or Lowercase............................................................................ 314

Continuation.......................................................................................... 314

Control-Y.............................................................................................. 315

Comments on Command Lines.................................................................. 315

OS Commands....................................................................................... 315

Calculator.............................................................................................. 315

Example Database.................................................................................... 316

Prompting for Search Criteria.................................................................... 316

Command Parameters........................................................................................... 316

File Parameter......................................................................................... 316

Option Parameter..................................................................................... 317

Numeric-Value Option.............................................................................. 317

All Option............................................................................................. 317

Key Option............................................................................................ 318