Culprit for IDMS

Culprit is a batch utility used to generate files, print reports, and create data tables from conventional and database files. You can print these reports or write them to conventional files. Tables are stored in the database as part of IDMS/DB and CA-ICMS.
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Culprit is a batch utility used to generate files, print reports, and create data tables from conventional and database files. You can print these reports or write them to conventional files. Tables are stored in the database as part of IDMS/DB and CA-ICMS.
Culprit provides a means for writing detailed or summary reports with a minimum of coding requirements. By using Culprit parameters, you can:
  • Retrieve data from conventional file and database structures.
  • Read and process up to 32 conventional files in one Culprit run.
  • Produce automatically formatted or customized printed reports.
  • Produce detailed or summary reports.
  • Produce up to 100 reports in a single Culprit run.
  • Produce reports on standard or special forms.
  • Write reports to conventional files on cards, tape, or disk.
  • Produce nonprint output in any format. (for example, packed decimal)
  • Read, create, update, and store data tables in a CA-ICMS environment.
  • Perform logical operations (computations, comparisons, sorting, file matching, branching, calls to external modules).
  • Control processing order.