*a Attribute Defining Item/BASIC: Syntax, *a9998 Attribute Defining Item/BASIC: Syntax, *a9999 Attribute Defining Item/BASIC: Syntax, *a Attribute Defining Item/BASIC: Syntax

*a

Command *a Attribute Defining Item/BASIC: Syntax
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category BASIC: Syntax (110)
Description default attribute-defining items provided automatically with each account.

There are 14 of these items: *a0, *a1, *a2, *a3 ... *a13. The number in the item-id corresponds to the attribute mark to which it points.

The "*" is optional in AP, see 'temporary attribute items' for more information.
Syntax *anumber {*anumber...}
Options
Example
list md with *a1 = "d]"

list mds,, with a1 = "d]" and with a8 = "sys]"
Purpose
Related access.temporary.attribute.items

*a9998

Command *a9998 Attribute Defining Item/BASIC: Syntax
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category BASIC: Syntax (110)
Description a special attribute identifier used to produce a sequential counter for items being processed by the Access sentence.
Syntax
Options
Example
list entity *a9998 name (i
Purpose
Related *a9999
access.temporary.attribute.items
a9998

*a9999

Command *a9999 Attribute Defining Item/BASIC: Syntax
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category BASIC: Syntax (110)
Description a special attribute-defining item provided with each account. Its function is to return the size, in bytes, of the item being processed by Access.

A synonym item called "size" performs the same function as the "*a9999" item.

Also see the "a" processing code operand "ni".
Syntax
Options
Example
list entity total *a9999
Purpose
Related access.temporary.attribute.items
size
d/size
*a9998
ue.7000
a9999
pc.a

*a

Command *a Attribute Defining Item/BASIC: Syntax
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category BASIC: Syntax (110)
Description default attribute-defining items provided automatically with each account.

There are 14 of these items: *a0, *a1, *a2, *a3 ... *a13. The number in the item-id corresponds to the attribute mark to which it points.

The "*" is optional in AP, see 'temporary attribute items' for more information.
Syntax *anumber {*anumber...}
Options
Example
list md with *a1 = "d]"

list mds,, with a1 = "d]" and with a8 = "sys]"
Purpose
Related access.temporary.attribute.items