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28.8.2 Reorder and suppress fields from display
Here we show how to create a view that shows selected fields of a segment.
As shown in Figure 28-80, we create a view (VIEW5) from the template.
Figure 28-80 Creating VIEW5
After we have created the view we will edit the view. We do this by entering an E on the
command line, as shown in Figure 28-81, and pressing Enter.
Figure 28-81 View Entry Panel
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The Segment Selection panel is now displayed, as shown in Figure 28-82.
Figure 28-82 Segment Selection panel
Under the header Sel, an asterisk (*) is displayed. This means that the segment is selected.
We also see information about:
From where the view is fetched
Where the template is stored
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As we do not want to show the CUSTOMER segment, we enter an S on the Cmd line, as
shown in Figure 28-83, to deselect the CUSTOMER segment, and press Enter.
Figure 28-83 Deselect customer segment
We now see, as shown in Figure 28-84, that the CUSTOMER segment has been deselected.
Figure 28-84 Customer segment deselected
We now edit the segment CUSTOMER. This will allow us to have selection criteria for the
segment and also manipulate the layout of the segment.
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To edit the segment we enter an E on the Cmd line to the left of segment COMPANY, as
shown in Figure 28-85, and press Enter.
Figure 28-85 Edit criteria for COMPANY segment
The fields we want to display in this view are:
We will also display the records that have a CUST-LEVEL = A.
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We select those fields by entering an S on the Cmd line, as shown in Figure 28-86.
Figure 28-86 Selecting fields to display
After pressing Enter the Segment Layout panel is redisplayed, as shown in Figure 28-87.
Under the header SHC we see an S for those fields that have been selected for display.
Figure 28-87 Sequence number and H indicator
We now reorder the display of the fields. This is done by defining the sequence numbers, as
shown in Figure 28-87.
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