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field symbols

Hi,

when is recommended to use field symbols and when not?

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Hi,

A field symbol is a pointer that you can assign dynamically to a field.

Memory is allocated to a field symbol during runtime only.

Assign statement is used to assign a field to it.

For example:

DATA: F1(3) VALUE 'XYZ'.

FIELD-SYMBOLS <f>.
ASSIGN F1 to <f>.

Regards,

Ferry Lianto

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