Compiler Overview and Default Control Keys

Each step in the process of creating an application is associated with one or more screens as shown below.
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Each step in the process of creating an application is associated with one or more screens as shown below.
Application specification
Main Menu
Identifies the name and characteristics of an application and specifies the action to be taken
General options
General Options
Specifies application options for date format, print options, security, and maximum number of responses
Response/function definition
Response/Function List
Specifies the relationship between functions and responses
 
Response Definition
Specifies the name and characteristics of a response
 
Function Definition (Dialog)
Allows specification of a function and associated dialog and valid responses for the dialog or menu/dialog function currently being defined
 
Function Definition (Program)
Specifies the name and description of the associated program and records to be passed to a user program function
 
Function Definition (Menu)
Specifies characteristics for a function defined as a menu; allows alteration of the sequence or suppression of the display of responses on a menu screen
Global records
Global Records
Specifies records available to all functions in an application
Task codes
Task Codes
Specifies DC/UCF task codes that initiate an application at runtime