Symbols used in reports to indicate errors
When QMF cannot display a value in a report, it displays a special symbol in place of the value. The symbol that is displayed depends on the underlying cause.
Refer to the following table for a list of the symbols and their meanings.
|Symbol displayed||Cause of error|
|********||The column is not wide enough to display the formatted value. Only numeric columns display this symbol. (Character columns are truncated instead.)|
|>>>>>>>>||The value exceeds the maximum value allowed by the data type for that column. This is called an overflow condition and is usually detected by QMF.|
is undefined. The following conditions will result in an undefined
value in the report:
|' ' (blanks)||The data has no instance (DSQNOINS) or no relationship (DSQNOREL).|