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Classic VA FileMan API

DT^DICRW: Required Variables

Sets up the required variables of VA FileMan. There are no input variables; simply call the routine at this entry point.

NOTE: This entry point kills the variables DIC and DIK.

Output Variables

Set to zero if it is not already defined.


Set to null if not already defined. If DUZ(0)="@", this subroutine will enable terminal break if the operating system supports such functionality.


Set to $I if IO(0) is not defined. Therefore, this program should not be called if the user is on a device different from the home terminal and IO(0) is undefined.


Set to the current date, in VA FileMan format.


Set to the up-arrow ("^").


Reviewed/Updated: March 8, 2007