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$DEXTRACT

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extractfields

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] Language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a parameter of the intrinsic function $DExtract. This parameter corresponds to the list of field widths and alignments within the data record that is about to be accessed by the function. Items in this list are separated by commas.

extracttemplate

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] Language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a parameter of the intrinsic function $DExtract. This parameter corresponds to the specification of the list of field widths and alignments within the data record that is about to be accessed by the function.

fieldindex

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] Language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents the sequence number of a field in a data record that may be manipulated using the intrinsic function $DExtract.

fieldwidth

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] Language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents the number of characters in a field in a data record that may be manipulated using the intrinsic function $DExtract.

initialrecordvalue

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] Language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a parameter of the intrinsic functions $DExtract and $DPiece. This parameter corresponds to the initial value of the data record that is about to be modified by the function in question.

recordfieldvalue

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] Language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a parameter of the intrinsic functions $DExtract and $DPiece. This parameter is the value that will replace one field in a data record that is being manipulated by either of these functions.

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Copyright © Standard Documents; 1977-2018 MUMPS Development Committee;
Copyright © Examples: 1995-2018 Ed de Moel;
Copyright © Annotations: 2003-2008 Jacquard Systems Research
Copyright © Annotations: 2008-2018 Ed de Moel.

Some specifications are "approved for inclusion in a future standard". Note that the MUMPS Development Committee cannot guarantee that such future standards will indeed be published.

This page most recently updated on 29-Nov-2011, 20:00:17 .

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