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RMS File Formats?

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The Question is:

How do you find the keys in a relative file - it is not shown when the header
 is dump using the DUMP command.

The Answer is :

  Relative files do not have "keys".  Relative files have record numbers.
  Records in a relative file are accessed by their index (record) number,
  analogous to accessing data in a traditional array in a program.
  For a detailed description of the available RMS file organizations,
  please see "Guide to OpenVMS File Applications", and in particular
  please see chapter 2.

answer written or last revised on ( 6-MAR-2002 )

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