EMFM - Edit Mask Free Mode

This Natural profile parameter is used to activate/deactivate the Edit Mask Free mode at session startup.

Possible settings ON Edit Mask Free Mode is activated.
OFF Edit Mask Free Mode is deactivated.
Default setting OFF  
Dynamic specification yes  
Specification within session no Within a running Natural session, you may override this setting with the terminal control command %FM+ or %FM-.


  1. The Edit Mask Free mode allows you to omit literals during input into a field with a numeric edit mask.
  2. For additional information, see Numeric Edit Mask Free Mode in the INPUT statement description in the Statements documentation.