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EDIT-LIST

Description 

Invokes an editor session to allow for creation, modification , merging or deleting of a select list. It takes the general form: 

EDIT-LIST {list-name {account-name}} {(options}

 where: 

  • list-name specifies the name of the list to be edited. If the list does not already exist it will be created. If you do not specify a list name, the default list will be used.
  • account-name is the name of the account from which the list was saved. If you do not specify account-name, the current account name will be used.
  • options can be:
    ED=editor editor is the name of the editor you want to use. Default is ED. It is possible to specify an editor other than ED. 

 

Note: 

The EDIT-LIST command is used when it is desired to edit the contents of a new or existing saved list. The command will convert the list into an editable record and pass it to the editor. When the edit session is finished, the record will be reconverted to a list and stored under its original name. 

 

EXAMPLE

EDIT-LIST A.SALES ED=NOTEPAD

Edits the list called A.SALES. The editor used is Windows Notepad.


See also list storage.

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