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Global File Structure

Attribute Dictionary: ^DD(Filenumber

The attribute dictionary describes the data fields that a file contains within the global ^DD (the data dictionary). Each attribute dictionary is stored descendent from a positive- valued, first-level subscript of this global. Each attribute dictionary, in itself, is also in the form of a file, and hence consists of entries, cross-references, descriptor, and a reference to the data dictionary of the attribute of attributes (^DD(0)).


Reviewed/Updated: March 10, 2007