With this session parameter, you can specify leading characters that are
displayed immediately before a field output by a
The width of the output column is enlarged accordingly.
|Possible settings||any character||Up to 10 characters may be
|Specification within session||yes|
||Parameter may be specified
dynamically with the
||Parameter may be specified at statement level and/or at element level.|
LCUis identical to the session parameter
LC. The difference is that the leading characters are always stored in Unicode format. This allows you to specify leading characters with mixed characters from different code pages, and assures that always the correct character is displayed independent of the installed system code page.
ICUare mutually exclusive.
Parameters to Influence the Output of Fields in the Programming Guide
Unicode and Code Page Support in the Natural Programming Language, Session Parameters, EMU, ICU, LCU, TCU versus EM, IC, LC, TC in the Unicode and Code Page Support documentation.