CA Dataquery Panels

This section presents basic operational instructions for each dqd panel that allows an entry or selection from you. The panels appear in order by the panel number.
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This section presents basic operational instructions for each 
Dataquery
 panel that allows an entry or selection from you. The panels appear in order by the panel number.
If your company customizes 
Dataquery
 panels with the Language Maintenance Facility, the panels you see on your terminal can vary from the examples shown in this documentation. However, the purpose and operation of the panel, its fields, and its PF keys cannot be changed. To look up a panel by its CA-assigned panel name, see the index.
The following topics are discussed on this page:
Formats
Every 
Dataquery
 menu and panel has the same basic format. Match the numbers on the sample menus and panels on the facing page to their explanations on this chart.
Parts of a Menu or Panel
Key
Name
Description
1
Command line
Use this line to enter one or more valid
Dataquery
commands.
2
Message line
Displays error messages, status information, or brief instructions.
3
Separator line
Displays a panel number for use in translating panels with the Language Maintenance Facility or for reference when requesting help.
4
Prefix
Preceded by a separator line and identifies the panel.
5
Body
Menu
- Contains list of options and selection field for typing an option number.
Selection panel
- Contains lists of items from which you make selections by positioning the cursor on your choices and pressing a key. Selections can be headed by lines of operation instructions.
Input panel
- Contains fields for entry or an editor area for writing a Standard Query. First lines can also contain operation instructions.
6
PF Key menu
Displays list of valid PF keys.
The Language Maintenance Facility can be used by authorized personnel at your site to customize the language or terminology of any panel.
Menu
1
 =>  
2
 
3
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------DQZ60  
4
 DATAQUERY: MAIN MENU  
5
 ENTER THE NUMBER OF THE DESIRED FUNCTION ===> _     1.  DIRECTORIES         - Lists of Queries, Terms, Tables, and Saved Sets   2.  CREATE              - Query, Dialog or Term creation   3.  GUIDE               - Structured query creation   4.  PDB                 - List, create and maintain personal tables   5.  ADMINISTRATION      - DATAQUERY system management   6.  HELP                - Display Help Information   7.  OFF                 - DATAQUERY session termination
Selection Panel
1
 =>  
2
 Place the cursor on the desired name and press the appropriate PFkey  --------------------------------------------------------------------------DQA30
4
 DATAQUERY: DIRECTORY OF QUERIES                 START WITH: __________  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
5
 QUERY NAME | TYPE | CREATED    |   USED   |     DESCRIPTION  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------    A-CUST-CITY     | DIALOG | 04/06/95 | 06/10/95 | SELECT CUSTOMER    A-GUIDED-QUERY  | QUERY  | 03/19/95 | 06/10/95 | A SAMPLE OF DQ 4.0    A-SAMPLE-QUERY  | QUERY  | 03/19/95 | 06/11/95 | A SAMPLE PAYROLL QUERY    CAI-CUST-ZIP    | DIALOG | 03/14/95 | 06/09/95 | SELECT CUSTOMER    CAI-CUST-TERMS  | QUERY  | 03/12/95 | 06/04/95 | SELECT CUSTOMER    CAI-CUST-SHIP   | DIALOG | 04/01/95 | 06/10/95 | SELECT DALLAS CUSTOMERS    CAI-DIALO-ORDNO | DIALOG | 04/13/95 | 06/11/95 | PRINT SAMPLE DATABASE    CAI-DISPLAY-DT  | DIALOG | 04/13/95 | 06/08/95 | DISP SAMPLE DATABASE      
6
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ==>  <PF1> HELP         <PF2>  RETURN        <PF3>  EXECUTE     <PF4>  EDIT  <PF5> NOT USED     <PF6>  DELETE        <PF7>  BACKWARD    <PF8>  FORWARD  <PF9> SUBMIT       <PF10> EXTENDED DEF  <PF11> NOT USED    <PF12> RIGHT
Input Panel
1
 =>  
2
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------DQH10
4
 DATAQUERY: QUERY IDENTIFICATION  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
5
 ENTER A UNIQUE NAME FOR THE NEW QUERY ==>   _______________    SELECT THE ACCESSIBILITY LEVEL FOR YOUR QUERY BY PLACING ANY CHARACTER  NEXT TO YOUR CHOICE.      _  PUBLIC    X  PRIVATE    ENTER A DESCRIPTION FOR THE NEW QUERY    ==> ____________________________________________________________    
6
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------  <PF1> HELP         <PF2> RETURN        <PF3> NOT USED      <PF4>  CONTINUE
Panel Reference