is used to find out and modify the size (in bytes) of a record found in:
- a data file described in the data model editor,
- a data file described by programming,
- a HFSQL view,
- a query.
This size is calculated while ignoring the composite keys.
Note: From version 19, HFSQL is the new name of HyperFileSQL.
// Find out the size of a record found in the Orders file
ResSize = Orders..RecordSize
<Size> = <Element name>..RecordSize
Size of the record (in bytes) while ignoring the composite keys.
<Element name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the element for which the size of a record is requested:
- name of a data file described in the data model editor or by programming,
- name of a HFSQL view,
- name of a query.