The HIGHLIGHT clause causes the screen item to appear in high intensity mode when it appears on the screen.

General Format


Syntax Rules

  1. This clause is valid for input, output, update and literal fields.
  2. If the HIGHLIGHT clause is specified at group level, it applies to all suitable subordinate elementary items.

General Rules

  1. If the FOREGROUND-COLOR clause is also specified, the HIGHLIGHT clause causes the foreground colors to become brighter and lighter; for example on some hardware, black can become grey and brown can become yellow. However, this does not apply to the BLANK SCREEN clause.