Positioning-action specifies the position in the response from which the Fetch is to be performed.
|In this language...||The variable name for Positioning-action is...|
|This routine...||Does this for Positioning-action...|
|Positioning-action is used by...||To...|
One of the following values may be set before calling the Fetch function:
|fetch the next parcel (default).||U|
|fetch the first parcel in the row number specified by Positioning-value for the statement specified by Positioning-statement-number.||T|
|fetch bytes in the Binary Large Object (BLOB) beginning at the byte offset specified by Positioning-value for the statement specified by Positioning-statement-number. This may be done only if a single BLOB was selected using a locator.||2|
|fetch characters in the Character Large Object (CLOB), beginning at the character offset specified by Positioning-value for the statement specified by Positioning-statement-number. This may be done only if a single CLOB was selected using a locator.||3|
Use mnemonics for the codes. Mnemonics are provided in the language definition file for the DBCAREA.
Use of this option requires that Keep-response=P be specified when initiating the request.
Use of this setting does not require use of Change-option. That is, Positioning-action is honored whatever the setting of Change-option.