Version 5.2 of FMS offers the following significant enhancements:

Version 5.2 is upward compatible with Version 5.1. Unless you wish to use some of the new features in Version 5.2, you do not need to modify your applications.

New FMS Subroutines

New FMS Parameters

Example Problems

New examples have been added to Chapter 5 to\ illustrate the new features in FMS.

Programming Note

Through Version 5.1 of FMS, the Vector File Attribute List had a length of (10). In a future release of FMS, this will need to be extended to (25). This version is compatible with lengths of either 10 or 25. However, it is recommended that you change the length to 25 at your convenience.