pc.dependent Processing Code/Restore Processor

pc.dependent

Command pc.dependent Processing Code/Restore Processor
Applicable release versions: AP, R83
Category Restore Processor (84)
Description defines the "dependent" attribute in a "control/dependent" pair of correlated multi-values; the controlling attribute must contain a "c" (controlling) code.

The attribute count specified in the "ac" parameter must contain the controlling ("c") code and attribute count of the controlling attribute. Note that this function belongs in attribute 4 of the item.
Syntax d;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 pc.controlling
output-conversion
processing.codes
pc