VALUE Phrase

      {= } [ TABLE    ]
  1. Value sets the value of the control. If the control does not take a value, then the VALUE phrase is ignored. The exact interpretation of value depends on the type of control. A control's value is either an integer or an alphanumeric string. If the control takes an integer value, then value should specify a numeric literal or data item. If the control takes an alphanumeric string, then value may be either numeric or alphanumeric. If value is numeric, it is converted to an alphanumeric string that represents its numeric value.
  2. The MULTIPLE phrase is used only with certain control types that allow for multiple values. The Screen Section VALUE phrase has some additional rules. See Screen Description Entry for more information. TABLE is a synonym for MULTIPLE.