SET SPECIALSCAN

Controls how special characters in unstructured application documents are treated.

Syntax

SET SPECIALSCAN ON|OFF

Comments

The SET SPECIALSCAN command is set ON by default.

When SPECIALSCAN is ON, the backslash (\) and asterisk (*) characters have special meanings when they appear in an unstructured application document that is being used as a data source in an ADD or CHANGE command. Setting SPECIALSCAN to OFF causes the backslash and asterisk to be treated as normal characters by these commands.

 

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