Display constant controller
# - File size
0 - Case file characteristics
8 - No display constant generated
# - Undefined
|$a - Number of cases/variables (NR)
$b - Name of variable (R)
$c - Unit of analysis (R)
$d - Universe of data (R)
|$e - Filing scheme or code (R)
$3 - Materials specified (NR)
$6 - Linkage (NR)
$8 - Field link and sequence number (R)
Information about the content and characteristics of case files and/or the number of cases or variables making up a case file or a database.
Case files are interpreted broadly as records that contain standard categories of information about a defined population. Files may be composed of individual documents, each of which contains information about a single unit of analysis or they may reflect aggregate data, as in the case of machine-readable records, that can be used and electronically subdivided into individual case documents.
For computer files, this field contains the number of cases or variables making up the file and, when taken in conjunction with the number of logical records recorded in field 256 (Computer File Characteristics), provides an indication of the extent of the file.
The note is sometimes displayed and/or printed with an introductory phrase that is generated as a display constant based on the first indicator value.
|565||##$3Military petitioners files$a11;$bname;$baddress;$bdate of birth;$bplace of birth;$bdate of application;$bdates of service;$bbranch of service;$brank;$bdate of induction;$blatest occupation;$bdependents;$cpensioners;$dCivil War (1861-65) veterans|
|565||0#$bService satisfaction survey$a5;$bcounty of residence;$bage;$beducation level;$bdate of request;$bsubject area of request;$dperformance files Sept. 1983 through June 1984;$cmedia center users|
|565||0#$3Automobile consumer survey files$a8;$baddress;$bmanufacturer of vehicle;$bmodel of vehicle;$bdate of purchase;$bdate of 1st major repairs$bcurrent mileage;$bdate of latest repair;$dcomplaint filers 1981 January 1 through 1983 December 31;$cnew vehicle registrants|
|565||0#$3Product use survey$a3;$bsex;$bage;$bmarital status;$cretail customers;$dNortheast coast distribution area|
|565||8#$3Vandalism report files$a14;$bname;$baddress;$boccupation;$clocal jurisdiction;$dregistered voters;$ealphabetical by jurisdiction|
|First indicator||Display constant|
|0||Case file characteristics:|
|8||[no display constant]|