You can refer to an individual field in any one of the following ways:
In the following requests, DEPARTMENT is the complete field name, DPT is the alias, and DEP is a unique truncation of DEPARTMENT. All these examples produce the same output.
1. TABLE FILE EMPLOYEE PRINT DEPARTMENT END
2. TABLE FILE EMPLOYEE PRINT DPT END
3. TABLE FILE EMPLOYEE PRINT DEP END
Note: If you use a truncation that is not unique, the following message will appear:
(FOC016) THE TRUNCATED FIELDNAME IS NOT UNIQUE : D