


DATANAME

DATANAME is the name of the data item and the associated subscript used in conjunction with VALUE so that output has the format of data item=value. For example, for a data item named EMPLOYEEID (5), the output would be EMPLOYEEID.

VALUE

VALUE represents the EBCDIC representation of a data item. The following chart shows the number of bytes DATABridge uses to format various types of data items.


Type

Size


ALPHA(n)

n characters, depending on the actual size of the data item


NUMBER(n)

n digits, depending on the actual size of the data item


NUMBER(Sn)

1 character (sign) + n digits


NUMBER(n, m)

1 character (decimal point) + n digits, of which m are to the right of the assumed decimal point


NUMBER(Sn, m)

1 character (sign) + 1 character (decimal point) + n digits, of which m are to the right of the assumed decimal point


REAL

1 character (sign) + w digits
where w is from FLOAT SCIENTIFIC (w) or from FLOAT DECIMAL (w, d)


REAL(n)

11 digits


REAL(Sn)

1 character (sign) + 11 digits


REAL(Sn,m)

1 character (sign) + 1 character (decimal point) + 11 digits, of which m are to the right of the assumed decimal point


RECORDTYPE

11 digits


FIELD(n)

11 digits


BOOLEAN

1 character, as follows (by default):
0 = false 1 = true
