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Lesson 6: Selecting Specific Records
In the previous lessons, the FOR EACH and DISPLAY statements were used to display all records within a file. This lesson covers the selection of specific records for use in the procedure.
Upon completion of this lesson, you will be familiar with the following topics:
Selecting specific records using the record phrase in the FOR EACH statement
The BEGIN and MATCHES Progress functions
Conditional expressions using Progress operators
Index specification and record selection
Conditional processing using IF ... THEN ... ELSE and the CASE statement
Requesting user input with the PROMPT-FOR statement