Use the drop-down list to select a character set for the data file.
Use the drop-down list to select a different key of reference for an indexed file.
IEEE / IBM 390
Use the drop-down list to select the floating-point data format contained within the records, either
IBM 390 floating point for COMP-1 and COMP-2 fields.
Note: You cannot edit a floating-point field from the Layout view.
Invokes the File Information dialog box.
Lists the contents of each record in the data file. Key areas in an indexed file are shown in red. If a record layout file
has been applied, select a record in this pane to edit its fields in the right pane.
Located at the bottom of the window, this shows selected data in hexadecimal. Key areas in an indexed file are shown in red.
Note: In the Data File Editor, this is visible only when
View > Data File Editor > Show Hex is checked.
This pane shows on the right, and only when a layout file has been applied.
Layout status bar
Displays the name of the layout applied, and its status. Use the up and down arrows on the far right to scroll through the
list in the left pane.
Indicates that the selected layout is usable.
Indicates that the layout is in error.
Describes the layout status, including error messages.
Field with no defined condition and without conversion.
Field with a defined condition but no conversion.
Field with conversion but no defined condition.
Field with a defined condition and with conversion.
Field contains invalid data.
Shows the name of the COBOL field that corresponds to the selected data item.
Shows the COBOL picture clause defined for each field.
Shows the value assigned to the field from the selected record. This field is editable.