access.tape Modifier/Access: Verbs

access.tape

Command access.tape Modifier/Access: Verbs
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category Access: Verbs (152)
Description retrieves data from the currently attached magnetic media, rather than the actual data level of the file.

The tape must have been created in a "t-dump" format and must be positioned to the beginning of the appropriate tape file. The attribute-defining items specified in the Access sentence are retrieved from the dictionary level of the specified filename.
Syntax
Options
Example
list invoices with date >= "1/1/91" and <= "12/31/91" 
tape

This example assumes that the appropriate ("t-dump") media has been 
attached and previously positioned at the proper tape file.
Purpose
Related access.modifiers
access.t-load
tcl.list-device
tcl.set-device
tcl.t-att
access.t-dump