Question about index key length

Discussion created by Kay.Rozeboom on Feb 19, 2013
Latest reply on Feb 19, 2013 by ChuckHardee
I can't believe I don't know the answer to this: To calculate the length of an index key, the manual says, "Key-length equals the sum of the lengths of all data elements in the index key." Is that internal or external lengths of the data elements; i.e are they unpacked first?

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