RID Selection panel

After you have selected a layout within a template for segmented data for which you want to specify related ID criteria, the RID Selection panel lists all the other level-01 layouts in the template. You then use the RID Selection panel to select a specific layout to use for specifying ID criteria.

Panel and field definitions

Figure 1. RID Selection panel
  Process   Options   Help
 Z Data Tools           RID Selection for DETAIL-0101               Line 1 of 8

 E against layouts to specify related id criteria
 Cmd SIE Field Name                                       Prompt   Offset Length
         ****  Top of data  ****
     S   HEADER-01                                                      0     20
     S   HEADER-02                                                      0     20
     S   HEADER-03                                                      0     20
     S   DETAIL-0102                                                    0     30
     S   DETAIL-0103                                                    0     30
     S   DETAIL-0201                                                    0     30
     S   DETAIL-0202                                                    0     30
     S   DETAIL-0203                                                    0     30
         ****  End of data  ****

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Prefix command area - used to enter a template editor prefix command. You can type prefix commands in multiple Cmd fields and then execute all the commands in one action, by pressing Enter. Line commands available on this panel are:
Toggles the selection of a segment layout for processing.

When a segment type is deselected, its field selection criteria are still used to determine whether all segments in the physical record are extracted.

Display the Related ID expression panel, so that you can edit related ID expression criteria.
Select/Identification/Expression column.
Indicates that the layout has been selected for processing.
Indicates that the layout has an identification expression.
Indicates that the layout has a selection expression.
Field name
Shows the field name of the related ID (level-01 name).
Indicates when the related ID has been edited within the current session.
Displays the current offset for each related ID. You can overtype the value in this column to change the offset for each related ID, or you can enter the OFFSET primary command to change the offset value for one or more related IDs.
Shows the length of the related ID. If the related ID is variable length, this field shows the maximum length.

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