What is the attribute byte?

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What is the attribute byte?

Post by Krishna » Sun Jul 19, 2009 9:44 pm

What is the attribute byte?

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Post by asri1491 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:19 pm

Attribute byte is a 1 extra byte for each field,we give while creating a map.

It has 8 bit arrangement as given:

a) 0th and 1st bit contains the information regarding the other 6 bits

b) 2nd and 3rd bit are for Protected/Unprotected/ASKIP.It has four combinations
00-Unprotected Alphanumeric
01-Unprotected Numeric
11-ASKIP(Automatic Skip)

c) 4th and 5th bit are for Intensity.It has 4 combinations

d) 6th bit is always ZERO.

e) 7th bit is for MDT(Modified Data Tag).It has two options
0-MDT is OFF(Nothing has updated in map)
1-MDT is ON(Data is entered)

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