RAISE()

RAISE()

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The RAISE() function converts mark characters in a string to the next higher level mark.

 

 

Format

 

RAISE(string)

 

where

 

stringevaluates to the string in which mark characters are to be converted.

 

 

The RAISE() function replaces mark characters according to the following table:

 

OriginalReplacement
Item markItem mark (unchanged)
Field markItem mark
Value markField mark
Subvalue markValue mark
Text markSubvalue mark

 

 

Migration Note

 

Note that the behaviour in some other multivalue products may not be identical with regard to the effect of raising character 250 that precedes the text mark in the ASCII character set.

 

 

 

Example

 

FORMLIST RAISE(LIST)

 

This statement takes a value mark delimited variable LIST, raises the marks and uses this to create a select list.

 

 

See also:

LOWER()