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Creating Files and Fields

Field Number Sequences

It is often useful to sequence the fields so that when you are using the Enter or Edit File Entries option and you ask to edit ALL fields, you will see the field questions presented in a natural order. If you want to add a CURRENT AGE field to our PATIENT file and place it between DATE OF BIRTH (#2) and RELIGION (#3), the dialogue would be:

Select FIELD: 2.5           
  Are you adding a new FIELD:  No// Y   (Yes) 
      FIELD NUMBER:  2.5// 


Reviewed/Updated: March 4, 2007