IM - Input Mode

This Natural profile and session parameter determines the default mode for video-terminal input.

Possible settings F Forms mode.
D Delimiter mode.
Default setting D  
Dynamic specification yes  
Specification within session yes  
Applicable statements SET GLOBALS  
Applicable command GLOBALS  
Application programming interface USR1005N See SYSEXT - Natural Application Programming Interfaces in the Utilities documentation.


  1. Within a Natural session, the setting of the profile parameter IM can be overridden by the session parameter IM.
  2. Under Natural Security, the setting of this parameter can be overridden by the Session Parameters option of the Library Profile.
  3. For information on delimiter mode and forms mode, see the INPUT statement.