Structuring Object Names

In LNC, object names are constructed using this syntax for Level One:

						[prefix(es)] [tag] BaseName [Qualifier] [Suffix]
					

For Level Two, the syntax varies slightly:

						[prefix(es)] tag [BaseName] [Qualifier] [Suffix]
					

The brackets indicate optional syntax elements. Notice that, for Level One, the BaseName element is required and the tag is optional in some cases. At Level Two, the tag element is required even though the BaseName is not, in some cases. These options are explained in the sections What Is a Tag? and Creating Database Object Base Names later in this appendix.

Note

In the syntax diagrams, the case of each element reflects its case in actual use. The element tag is lowercased because the tags themselves are always ...

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