FC - Filler Character for INPUT Statement

This Natural profile parameter is used to specify the default filler character to be used for fields displayed by an INPUT statement.

Possible settings any character Default filler character.
Default setting blank  
Dynamic specification yes  
Specification within session no  


  1. The default filler character is used to pre-fill non-protected input fields (field attribute specification AD=A) when fields are written to a terminal by an INPUT statement.
  2. For modifiable input fields (field attribute specification AD=M), it is used to fill the rest of the field.