Display constant controller
# - Type of file
8 - No display constant generated
# - Undefined
|$a - Type of computer file or data note (NR)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
|$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
General descriptor that characterizes the file (e.g., text, computer program, numeric). Specific information, such as the form or genre of textual material (e.g., biography, dictionaries, indexes) may be included. The general type of computer file information in coded form is recorded in 008/26 (Type of computer file).
The type of computer file or data note is sometimes displayed and/or printed with an introductory term or phrase that is generated as a display constant based on the first indicator value.
|516||##$aNumeric (Summary statistics).|
|516||##$aNumeric (Spatial data: Point).|
|516||##$aText (Law reports and digests).|
|First indicator||Display constant|
|#||Type of file:|
|8||[no display constant]|