pc.controlling Processing Code/Restore Processor

pc.controlling

Command pc.controlling Processing Code/Restore Processor
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category Restore Processor (84)
Description defines the "controlling" attribute in a "controlling/dependent" pair of attributes when placed in attribute 4 of the attribute-defining item.

A "controlling/dependent" set of attributes is two or more attributes that are associated

In an ACESS report, to see dependent attributes, controlling attributes must be specified.

In the Update processor, to see dependent attributes, controlling attributes must be specified.

The attributes dependent upon the controlling attribute must contain a "d" (dependent) code in attribute 4.
Syntax c;ac{;ac...}
Options
Example
id: order#    quantity  price     ext.price

001 a         a         a         a
002 3         4         5         6
003
004 c;4;5;6   d;3       d;3       d;3

In this example, "order#" is the "controlling" attribute 
and "controls" the values in attributes four, five and six. Each of 
these three "controlled" attributes must indicate in their 
corresponding attribute-defining items that they are "dependent" upon 
attribute 3.
Purpose
Related output-conversion
pc.dependent
processing.codes
pc