Idea Details

Easytrieve MASK enhancment

Last activity 07-22-2019 01:47 PM
Dave Elliott's profile image
07-17-2019 10:34 AM

Currently, MASK only works on numeric/packed fields.

Perhaps a new MASKA to put a mask on an alphanumeric field.  This currently has to be handled with many redefined fields in Work Area.  


Comments

07-22-2019 01:47 PM

Thanks for the example.

07-22-2019 01:14 PM

FILE PERSONL
EMPLOYEE-ID    10   7   A     MASKA 'XX-XXXXX'

ASSUMING MASKA AND FIELD LENGTH ARE IDENTICAL (7 CHARACTERS)
PRINTING ON REPORT  HL-45643

07-17-2019 11:36 AM

I am curious. Would you give me an example.