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How To: Suppress INFO 'No match in related datafile' message

Procedure

Summary

While processing related data files, INFO displays this message whenever a no-match condition is detected:

NO MATCH IN RELATED DATAFILE relate_# FOR RECORD rec_#

This message can be supressed as shown below.

Procedure

To suppress all no match messages type this at the INFO prompt:

ENTER COMMAND > CALC $NM = 1  

The INFO system item $NM determines what, if any, messages INFO displays during related data file processing when a no-match situation occurs. You can use the INFO CALCULATE command to assign $NM one of the following values:

0 - the default, directs INFO to display the this message when a no match situation occurrs:

"NO MATCH IN RELATED DATAFILE relate_# FOR RECORD rec_#"

1 - directs INFO to suppress message display when a no-match situation occurs.

2 - directs INFO to display these messages when a no match situation occurs:

NO MATCH IN RELATED DATAFILE relate_# FOR RECORD rec_#
NO MATCH IN related_file_spec FOR relate_key_item=item_value

For additional information, see ArcDoc > Help Topics > Working with tables > Using INFO > Appendices > System items in INFO.