• create computations on the fly

    We are primarily a COBOL shop. We have some COBOL ILE and some RPG. I have a need to replicate a function on the I-series that is currently done in Excel. This function allows them to create formulas on the fly to arrive at pricing information. I can work through issues with interactive maintenance...

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  • Renaming a file in the IFS directory

    I am receiving a file daily in an IFS directory, I manually copy the file to a library using the CPYFRMSTMF command. I want to automate the process so that it will be done every day at a specific time. The challenge is that the file name in the IFS directory is different every day, for example it...

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  • Using RPG constants in Static Embedded SQL

    I have tried to use an RPG IV constant (D-Spec with a "C" usage and value) in embedded, static SQL as a host variable and the compiler fails. I was told this was possible, but so far I do not know how to do this. Not surprisingly, IBM documentation is practically worthless in trying to find out the...

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  • Blocking certain fields from being downloaded using Client Access

    Hi, By using WRKQRY, we can select the files and create output files. My problem is how do I block certain users from downloading certain sensitive fields like Price in the output file. Thanks..

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  • RLU Document

    Hi I have been working with program described printer files till now. But I would have to start working on externally described printer files. I know we can use RLU to design externally described printer files but I do not know how to use RLU. Can anyone please point me to any document on how to...

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  • Cataloging Stored Procedures

    Need to know if anyone has a package or process to do the actual storing of information around a Stored Procedure? My area is being tasked with becoming the Librian for all of our stored procedures whether created with true Sequel or RGP with imbedded SQL. I am looking for a way out side of say our...

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  • SYNON vs COBOL

    Hi All, This query is related to performance. I am currently in the process of changing an application from COBOL to Synon. The application uses a lot of I/O involving files. Upon converting the application to Synon, I find that the performance has declined - COBOL takes 8 minutes whereas Synon is...

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  • MONMSG and SNDRPY

    Dear, I'm trying to write a small program to run my backup job via BRMS... and I would like to check the different errors and reply automatically to few of them. Ok, I can monitor the error messages through MONMSG but how can I reply to them ? I know that I have to use SNDRPY but how can I have the...

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  • FTP from Client site

    I am trying to receive data from a client site into an externally described file on my ISerie. Data will be received daily and the file name is date stamped, (for example:filea103106, filea110106)my problem is that since it needs to be copied into MYLIB/MYFILE, I cannot use the MGET filea* to copy...

    Hmonat20 pointsBadges:
  • Optical storage

    I am trying to copy database files from the iSeries to a DVD (optical storage) and would like the files on the DVD created in ASCII text format. Similar to a data transfer from the iSeries, you can specify the file type ASCII text. The database files are actually spooled files that were copied to...

    Rick1020060 pointsBadges:
  • Array Corruption

    I have written an RPGLE pgm in which I took an array with a size of 400 (20 fields with a length of 20) and did a MOVEA to put it inside a character field of 400. I then passed this field to another program and I did a MOVEA to populate the array in the 2nd program. When I call the 2nd program...

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  • Using API : unlink()

    Hello All, Is anyone aware of "authorities" issues related to this API? I am creating .PDF files in the IFS area of our iSeries box and some users are unable to recreate a .PDF if they did not create it. In an attempt to avoid this I would like to use this API to "unlink" or "delete" this IFS...

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  • Tab delimited file

    I have been asked to produce a file in an RPG program. The file is being used in some kind of interface and needs to be 'tab delimited' What is tab delimited? How do I create a tab-delimited file? Thanks

    Raddy590 pointsBadges:
  • Send a program completion message to a user

    A user call an update program - which will complete in a nanosecons as it reads 1 record and updates it. How Can I send a message to the user from the pgm giving completion data? Program could be CL or RPG3/4

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  • TAB to skip field – SYNON

    I have a synon screen pgm with 5 input fields - one below another. I am on first field, and on pressing TAB there, I want the cursor to go to third field skipping the second. How can I do that? Plz help.

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  • Source highlighting using NetManage Rumba

    Has anyone developed a keyboard macro, VB Script or WSCST object that will let you enter the hex values necessary to highlight source code in SEU while using Rumba? I found a few examples for CA/400, but not for Rumba. TIA...Chuck

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  • clear physical file member question

    is it possible for me to only clear certain records of a physical while leaving certain records available? I have a file with thousands of records, but I only need the records starting with a certain date. How can I delete everything prior to the date that i need with out totally wiping out the...

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  • Data migration strategies

    Hi All I am embarking on a Data Migration project which involves migrating data from one I-Series database application to a different I-series database application. I guess as with all migrations the data does not excatly match in both appplications. I have identified that i need to populate Excel...

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  • Administrative rights in an application

    Good day all, I am new in the application development world as a Business Analyst. Please pardon my ignorance, Kindly attend to my question. What type of access does an administrator/super administrator have on a system/application? i.e. what can be done and not done?

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  • SETLL and READE or CHAIN? Performance Issues

    HI, I have a batch RPG programs used to do some updataions and reporting, currently the job takes around 1 sec to process a record. We want to further reduce this time. Changing the run Priorty may make the job run a bit faster, are there any other parameters that can be used? also am looking at...

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