The following topics are covered below:
The Natural profile parameter
how fields are to be printed or displayed.
PM=Iaffects any system controlled output screen items, that is, system variables and PF key lines. Moreover, all non-alphanumeric fields, for example, numeric and date are affected. In addition, for Natural Web I/O Interface terminals the field sequence is changed from left to right into right to left. The field inversion routine is supplied as assembler module
NATPMin the Natural source library and can be modified in case of need.
PM=I, see Bidirectional Language Support in the Unicode and Code Page Support documentation.
||The default screen direction when running programs is right-to-left.|
||The default screen direction when running programs is left-to-right.|
|Specification within session||yes|
|Application programming interface||
||See SYSEXT - Natural Application Programming Interfaces in the Utilities documentation.|
This session parameter
PM is used to indicate
how fields are to be displayed.
||The field direction is reversed.|
||The field is ignored (that is, not printed) for hardcopy output.|
|Default setting||none||The default field direction is used and it is regarded for hardcopy output.|
For detailed information on how to use the setting
Bidirectional Language Support in
the Unicode and Code Page Support