Order Attributes in File Property

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Allows specification of the order assigned to fields in file.

Values

Yes All files will be created with their fields in alphabetical order. This is the default value.
No The fields will be ordered according to the Transaction’s definition.

How to apply changes

Create database | Rebuild all objects

Description

By setting this option to Yes, all files will be created with their fields in alphabetical order. This is the way to guarantee that two files with the same attributes are structurally equal. This could be very useful because tables in the iSeries are accessed by position.

Scope

Languages: Cobol, RPG
Technologies to Access Data: iSeries Native

See Also

Data Library Name Model Property
Program Library Name Model Property
Create Save File Model Property
Name of Journal Model Property