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VSupported on OpenVMS
One of the following values: (n)
0 = Undefined record format
1 = Fixed‑length records
2 = Variable‑length records
3 = VFC (variable‑fixed control)
4 = Stream format records
5 = Stream format records with line‑feed carriage control
6 = Stream format records with carriage‑return carriage control
The RECTYPE qualifier enables you to specify the type of records that are written to a file.
By default, OpenVMS creates variable‑length records for sequential and print files, and fixed‑length records for ISAM, relative, and block mode files.