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M204.2297  Conditions not met for backward processing

To process a record set in the backward direction, at least one of the following conditions must be met:

  • The field must be defined with the AT-MOST-ONE attribute.
  • The field must be preallocated with OCCURS 1.
  • If you are running SOUL, Each must be specified on the For statement. If you are running IFAM, the Each option must be included in the CURSOR-SPEC parameter on the IFOCUR call.

Response: Make sure one of these conditions is met.

Message attributes:

RETCODEO=0Sets online return code
RETCODEB=4Sets batch (single user) return code
CLASS=EError class; the message can be suppressed with the X'04' bit setting of the MSGCTL parameter
AUDITERWrites the message with line type ER to the audit trail
CANCELCancels the user's request
COUNTIncrements the error count (ERCNT) parameter

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