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Introducing the ABL Editor : Tasks : Writing ABL code : Formatting and displaying code : Expanding abbreviated keywords
Expanding abbreviated keywords
To expand abbreviated keywords in the current file to their fully spelled equivalents (for example, to change DEF VAR to DEFINE VARIABLE):
1. Optionally, select a block of code in which you want to expand keywords. If no text is selected, the entire file will be formatted.
2. Press CTRL-SHIFT-1 or select Source > Expand Keywords.
Note: At the Editor preferences page, you can turn on or off the option to have the ABL Editor automatically expand keywords as you type.