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RMS Indexed File and Key Changes?

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The Question is:

i have a file that has 6 index keys. keys 1 to 5 is set to allow changes to
 key. how do i allow changes to key 5. i have changes set to yes but when i
 convert the file, the file is set to no.

The Answer is :

  A CONVERT is expected to work.
  What was the CONVERT command used?
  What does the FDL look like?  Complete, or the relevent portions?
  What makes you believe the change was not made?  (Did you invoke the
  ANALYZE/RMS command on the new file, or did you use sys$open and/or
  sys$display with the appropriate XABKEY structures?)
  All you should need to do is to use an FDL file during the CONVERT,
  and to have edited that such that the key definition for the target
  key reads:
    KEY 5
            CHANGES                 yes
  The OpenVMS Wizard will assume that you are aware that index keys are
  numbered starting at zero.
  You will want to contact the support center directly, as the above
  details -- and potentially more -- will be required.

answer written or last revised on ( 9-FEB-2004 )

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