Dictionary - Functions
These functions are different than those found in the Standard Functions. These functions are designed by the programmer especially for this pc application. The screen above may be totally blank, with no functions developed at all. Or, it could contain a dozen or more specialized functions that perform a specialized task.
The above screen shows four functions available to this application. You could select one of these functions for your report from this dictionary location.
Some examples of different functions that a programmer could create and store here would be:
•Convert a text string to a proper case statement
•Calculate true cost of an item, to include it's sales tax
•Calculate tariff costs for outbound sales
•Convert a standard date (mm/dd/yy) to a Julian formatted date (yyyyddd)