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Sets a support file in the BMC Remedy AR System.

If you perform a set operation on an overlay and you provide values for an inherited grain, the values are ignored. Only values for extended or overwritten grains of the overlay are set.


BMC Remedy AR System administrator.


#include "ar.h"
#include "arerrno.h"
#include "arextern.h"
#include "arstruct.h"

int ARSetSupportFile (
   ARControlStruct *control,
   unsigned int fileType,
   ARNameType name,
   ARInternalId id2,
   ARInternalId fileId,
   FILE *filePtr,
   ARStatusList *status)

Input arguments


The control record for the operation. It contains information about the user requesting the operation, where that operation is to be performed, and which session is used to perform it. The user and server fields are required.


The numerical value for the type of file, and the type of object the file is related to. Specify 1 (AR_SUPPORT_FILE_EXTERNAL_REPORT) for an external report file associated with an active link.


The name of the object the file is associated with, usually a form.


The associated identifier if the object identifier is not enough.


The unique identifier of a file within its object.


A pointer to the support file to be set in the system. If you are using Windows, you must open the file in binary mode.

Return values


A list of zero or more notes, warnings, or errors generated from a call to this function. For a description of all possible values, see Error checking.

See also

ARCreateAlertEvent, ARCreateSupportFile, ARDeleteActiveLink, ARDeleteSupportFile, ARGetActiveLink, ARGetListSupportFile, ARGetSupportFile, ARSetActiveLink.

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