The LENGTH function determines the length of a character string, including trailing spaces.
Is the character string whose length is to be found, or a temporary field that contains the string.
LENGTH determines the length of a variable in COUNTRY:
MAINTAIN FILE CAR MODULE IMPORT (MNTUWS) NEXT COUNTRY INTO STK1 COMPUTE LEN/I3 = LENGTH(STK1(1).COUNTRY); TYPE "<STK1(1).COUNTRY HAS A LENGTH OF <<LEN" END
The result is:
ENGLAND HAS A LENGTH OF 10