Caché MultiValue PROC Reference
IN, IBN
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Reads input from the user terminal into the SIB.
Synopsis
IN [prompt]
IBN [prompt]
Arguments
prompt Optional — The prompt character.
Description
The IN PROC command prompts the user for input and reads this input into an input buffer. It uses the secondary input buffer (SIB): setting it as active, clearing it, then receiving input into it. IN removes blanks within the input string. IBN retains blanks within the input string.
Commonly, user input placed in the secondary input buffer is use by the P command.
In Caché MultiValue, the IN and IS commands are identical.
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