The following requirements must be satisfied so that a physically stored ID (update types A, S or P) can be converted to transparent storage (update type I).
When converting a program-driven ID, it might be necessary to adjust application programs (seeSpecial Features of Program-Driven Matchcodes).
If you wish to convert all physically stored matchcode IDs of a matchcode object to transparent matchcode IDs, you should delete the matchcode pool from the database. To do so, go to the database utility from the matchcode object maintenance screen by selecting Utilities
If you wish to convert only one physically stored matchcode ID of a matchcode object to a transparent matchcode ID, you must delete any matchcode data existing for this ID from the database. To do this, call the matchcode utility with the function DEL. Select Utilities® Matchcode data ® Delete in the screen Maintain Matchcode Object (Attributes). The Matchcode Utility screen appears. Choose Program ® Execute. A list of all matchcode IDs for the matchcode object is displayed. Select the ID you require from this list and choose Execute. The matchcode data is deleted.
See also:Effect of Conversion on Transparent Matchcodes