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Chapter 1.Report Layout Utility Overview
Summary of Features
Typical Task Flow for Designing a Report
Limitations of RLU
Starting RLU from the AS/400 Main Menu
Starting RLU from the Programming Development Manager
Start Report Layout Utility (STRRLU) Command
Chapter 3.Designing a Report
Rules for Entering Sequence Line Commands
Rules for Entering Command Line Commands
Rules for Entering Control Language Commands
Changing Your Edit Session Environment
Positioning the Design Report Display
Excluding Lines on the Design Report Display
Showing Excluded Lines on the Design Report Display
Shifting Lines without Truncating Data
Shifting Lines and Truncating Data
Creating Horizontal Windows
Showing Format Lines
Prompting for a Record
Defining and Inserting Skeleton Lines
Showing and Setting Tabs
Copying Lines in a Report
Moving Lines in a Report
Repeating Lines in a Report
Inserting Lines in a Report
Deleting Lines in a Report
Searching for a Specific String
Specifying the Browse/Copy Option
Editing a Member while Browsing Another Member or Spooled File
Switching to Full Screen Mode Editing
Printing a Report Prototype
Chapter 4.Designing a Simple Report - Example
Defining a Record Format
Creating Sample Data for a Report
Saving the Report Design and Creating a Printer File
Printing the Report
Chapter 5.Designing a Complex Report - Example
Creating a Database Field Using the Source Entry Utility
Creating a Physical File for the Database File
Starting the Report Layout Utility
Adding Headings to the Report
Defining the Heading Line as a Record Format
Defining Fields in the Heading Line as Constant Fields
Defining Each Field in the Heading as a Separate Field
To define each field in the heading as a separate field:
Referencing Database Fields
Printing the Report Prototype
Resuming the Previous Report Design
Changing Edit Session Defaults
Renaming a Record Format
To rename a record format:
Spacing Record Formats
Underlining the Report Title
To underline the report title:
Changing the Position of the Report Title
Viewing a List of Fields in a Record Format
Highlighting a Field in Bold Type
To highlight a field in bold type:
Creating Sample Data
Saving the Report and Creating a Printer File
Chapter 6.Working with Record Formats
Defining Record Formats
Defining a Group of Lines as a Record Format - Example
Specifying Record Format Spacing
Rules for Record Format Spacing
Copying a Record Format
Moving a Record Format
Repeating a Record Format
Specifying Page Breaks
Deleting Page Breaks
Merging Record Formats by Changing Line Types
Specifying Record-Level Keywords
Removing Record-Level Keywords
Using the Fastpath to Add or Remove Record-Level Keywords
Chapter 7.Working with Fields
Defining Fields Using Function Keys
Specifying a Field Name
Specifying Field Length
Specifying Field Position
Specifying Field Data Type
Specifying Field Decimal Positions
Removing Field-Level Keywords That Are Automatically Specified
Converting a Named Field to a Constant Field
Defining a Named Field
Defining Constant Fields Using Keyword Constants - Example
Changing Field Information
Cancelling a Marking Operation
Copying or Moving Marked Data
Copying or Moving Marked Data without Changing Field Definitions
Shifting Marked Data
Working with a List of Fields
Editing Fields Using Field Lines
Editing a Field Line - Example
Spacing Fields Evenly
Specifying Field-Level Keywords
Removing Field-Level Keywords
Using the Fastpath to Add or Remove Field-Level Keywords
Conditioning Fields and Keywords
Using the Define or Specify Field Information Display and a Keyword
Changing a Field by Referencing a Database
Creating a New Field
Using the Specify Referenced Field Display
Building a List of Database Fields
Adding Fields to the List
Selecting a Database File from a List of Files
Using a Database File List
Selecting a Record Format from a List of Record Formats
Using a Record Format List
Selecting a Field from a List of Fields
Using a Database Field List
Displaying a Database Field List on the Design Report Display
Adding Database References to the Field Line
Chapter 8.Working with File Information
Specifying File-Level Keywords
Removing File-Level Keywords
Using the Fastpath to Add or Remove File-Level Keywords
To use the fastpath to add or remove file-level keywords or parameters:
Chapter 9.Exiting from an RLU Session
Exiting from an RLU Session by Using the Exit RLU Display
Exiting from an RLU Session without Saving Changes
Returning to the Previous Edit Session
Saving Source Members
Creating Printer Files
Creating a Prototype of a Report
Using Commands to Exit from the Report Layout Utility
Chapter 10.Defining Fields Using the SDA Format
Field Definition Formats
Using Field Definition Formats - Examples
Input/Output Results Using Field Definition Formats
Appendix A.DDS Printer File Keywords
Data Entry Displays for Keywords
Keywords You Can Specify in the Report Layout Utility
RLU-Tolerated Advanced Function Printing Data Stream Keywords
Appendix B.Source Generated by the Report Layout Utility
Description of Comments
Contents of Comments
When Editing Non-RLU Printer Files
Appendix C.Semantic Checking in the Report Layout Utility
Requesting Semantic Checking
What Semantic Checking Provides
Valid DDS Keywords for Printer Device Types
Rules for Specifying Keywords
The rules for specifying keywords are:
Rules for Specifying Bar Codes
Appendix D.Double-Byte Character Set
Using DBCS Data on the Design Report Display
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