Source Verification in Sage X3

By | November 3, 2012

Source Verification Utility is one of the best friends of a Safe X3 developer. No matter how good a programmer you are, there is always a chance of mistaking a keyword or debugger. Let alone the embarrassment when such minor mistakes resurface as application issues. Here, the source verification utility can be of immense help which aims at detecting certain number programming of errors.

You can find this utility at
Development -> Utilities -> Verification -> Source Verification(AVERIFSRC).

  1. Folder: First of all specify the folder for which the verification is to be done.
  2. Control Type: There are three types of control type:
        a. Sub-programs and functions: This control deals mainly with the calls to the subprograms in the sources.
        b. Classes [F] and [M]: This control is used to detect the existence of tables, screens and fields.
        c. Others: This control is used for detecting the validity of various programming statements.
  3. Source: Specify the source files to be verified. Select all via “*”, one via its name or several via start*
  4. Modules: Select the module here to restrict the verification to it.
    Following is the example of some of the errors and anomalies caught by the utility:
  • Sub-programs and functions Control

DBGAFF found.
Processing does not exist.
Sub-program (or function) does not exist.
Function having an argument type not entered in the ASUBPROG dictionary.
Function having an argument type (End) in the dictionary different from that of the processing.

  • Classes [F] and [M]

Source code should not be found in the industrialization environment.
Source code not referenced in the processing dictionary.
Screen variable does not exist [M:ABV]CHP
Variable does not exist [G:ABV]CHP

  • Other controls

Sub- prog (or fct) ended and For devoid of Next
Sub- prog (or fct) ended and If devoid of Endif
Start of the sub-program (or function) although the previous one is not finished yet
Sub-program (or function) does not contain any code

We are sure this utility would be indispensable in your Safe X3 programming arsenal.

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