This part describes how you define the fields you wish to use in a program. These fields can be database fields and user-defined fields.
The following topics are covered:
| Use and Structure of
|Introduction to Dynamic Variables and Fields|
|Using Dynamic and Large Variables|
| Initial Values
Please note that only the major options of the
statement are discussed here. Further options are described in the
The particulars of database fields are described in Accessing Data in an Adabas Database. On principle, the features and examples described there for Adabas also apply to other database management systems. Differences, if any, are described in the relevant database interface documentation and in the Statements documentation or Parameter Reference.