Steps Used to Find Information

The following table lists the steps required to find information in the dictionary. The steps are described in detail in the rest of this section.
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The following table lists the steps required to find information in the dictionary. The steps are described in detail in the rest of this section.
User Action
System Response
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1. Invoke CA IDMS/DC
System Prompt Screen
Beginning the CA IDMS DQF Session
2. Enter the CA IDMS DQF Task Code
Dictionary Query Facility Entry Screen
Beginning the CA IDMS DQF Session
3. Press Enter
Dictionary Entity Main Menu
Beginning the CA IDMS DQF Session
4. Request a second level menu.
Enter: 3-letter option code
Optional: dictionary name node name
Second level menu
Using the Menus
5. Request a detail information screen (including the Selection List) using a menu option.
Enter: 3-letter code of detail option or cross-reference option Entity name (if applicable) Entity version number (if applicable)
Entity detail or cross-reference information
Using the Menus
Alternate Steps 4 or 5. Request a detail information screen using a combination code.
Enter: Combination code (code.code) Entity name
Entity version number (if applicable)
Entity detail or cross-reference information
Transferring Directly to Information Screen
6. Continue using menus and combination codes until you have completed the session.
Using the Menus or Transferring Directly
7. Exit from CA IDMS DQF
System Prompt Screen
Ending the CA IDMS DQF Session
Exhibit 3.3: Steps to Find Information