Dictionary X-type records

Dictionary X-Type Records

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X-type dictionary items are miscellaneous data storage records which may be used in any way the application designer wishes.


1:X  { descriptive text }
2:User data


Fields 2 onwards are available for data storage. Users may freely create X-type records for their own purposes but should avoid names containing $ signs or starting with the @ character as these may clash with system defined records.



The following X-type dictionary records have special meaning in QM:

$INCLUDEControls processing of the GENERATE command.
$QUERY.DEFAULTSSets default options for the query processor. Also valid in the VOC.
$STYLESets default query processor report style.