I am getting the below error message l
"Labels only allowed on header statements. (602)".
I am new to progress so i am trying to understand what what is a header statement.
The second and most important question though is is there a facility that is can type in the error message i get from progress and get some more information about the error?
You can get the help text for a message in the Procedure Editor. Select Help/Messages and enter the message number. Or use Help/Recent Messages for a message that was recently displayed.
The help text for error 602 is "You put a label in the middle of a block. Labels can be put only on the beginning of a block." If this doesn't help please post a short, compilable example which shows what you're doing and we can help you fix it.
show us some code.
here you can search https://knowledgebase.progress.com/ or download the offline knlowledgebase.
IF TRUE THEN DO:
The IF statement isn't the start of a block so you can't place a label before it. Blocks start with statements like DO, FOR EACH, REPEAT, etc. Block labels are used for error-handling and undoing transactions and you can't undo back to any arbitrary point. Transactions are undone back to the beginning of a block.
The documentation has a lot of information about error-handling, transactions, and blocks. The following may be a good place to start:
So the solution in this case would be:
IF TRUE THEN