• DeskMaster replacement

    We are in the process of upgrading our AS/400 from v5 to v7 (yes we are way behind). We are using the DeskMaster product. I understand that it was replaced by something else that is also not supported. What product is available to replace the old DeskMaster software? It is called from various RPG...

    LarryChampion5 pointsBadges:
  • Running the API (QUSLSPL) List Spool FIles

    I have downloaded an RPG example program where the program creates a user space with the API (QUSCRTUS) and then calls the API (QUSLSPL) to list spool files. This program runs fine I run it for *CURRENT as the user parm. I want to run it for *ALL users to get a list of all spool files on our system...

    ISERIESTECH135 pointsBadges:
  • Calling API program in RPG

    Hi all, We are about to celebrate silver jubilee of our RPG code, although I am with it since last one year. My question is, in one of our code file there is a call to a program with several parameters. In comments it is written "API call". Where I can find this API. I have tried a lot but couldn't...

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  • Retrieving current market price of platinum in a RPG /CL program

    We need to invoice our customers the cost of platinum used in some process, based on its usage in grams. I need to retrieve the current market price of platinum from internet and use it in RPG program to do the calculations. How can we retrieve the current market price of Platinum in a RPG/CL...

    SHhand25 pointsBadges:
  • RPGLE Trigger – Return Changed Field

    I have a file with an DES encrypted field on the i5 - V5R3. I wrote the program below as a trigger to decrypt the field and return the clear field to the program that initiated the read. I know the decryption works in the trigger but the decrypted data is not returned to the reading program....

    Rlsantucijr445 pointsBadges:
  • RPG: Two PF have same field

    There are two PF, each PF have same named field, but the length of the field not same. How can I use the field in the program?

    Freefly ho15 pointsBadges:
  • Finding external printer file source file in RPG

    By just having the RPG program with an externally defined printer file. How do I find the printer file source file/library?

    falcons525 pointsBadges:
  • Print Image File in iSeries

    Hi, I would like to ask for help to use the data type field GRAPHIC in iSeries. Can I save an image file into this field type? If so, how do I do this? I have tried but it always shows an error of character conversion not valid. Please help. Regards, Tony Tam

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  • Printing Logos on AS/400

    We are eliminating some pre-printed forms and creating the forms ourselves. The problem is these preprinted forms have our company logo on it. How can I add a logo to a report created on the AS/400 in RPGLE?

    GHENDER200 pointsBadges:
  • Scrolling Message in RPGLE

    Does anyone know how to create a scrolling message on the bottom of a display screen? I am programming on the AS/400 in RPGLE.

    GHENDER200 pointsBadges:
  • Subtracting Date/Time AS/400 V5R4

    I am familiar with the subdur command. I have used it to get the # of days between 2 dates and the number of minutes between 2 times. How do I get the difference in minutes when the times fall on separate days. I guess I need to know how to calculate the interval between 2 times when the dates are...

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  • Reading values through data area except IN & RTVDTAARA?

    Is there any other way to read values through data area except using 'IN'Opcode in RPG and RTVDTARA command in CL? Please tell me if it could be done in other ways in our RPG program or in our CL program?

    6r1,590 pointsBadges:
  • Tools for testing code in RPG

    I need tool for testing code in RPG. Any proposals?

    RPG19825 pointsBadges:
  • AS/400: Find repeated character in a given string

    It's a general question, I need to find out repeated character in a given string. Please advise. Program: 0001.00 DSTR              S              8A   INZ('ABDACB') 0002.00 DSTR1             S              1A 0002.01 DLEN              S              2S 0...

    chowas400585 pointsBadges:
  • Move (or Eval) between record formats

    Isn't it possible to move a database file record format to a different format in one statement? I have tried move, movel, and eval, and still get errors. It seems it should be possible. Thanks!

    LFiato200 pointsBadges:
  • RPG/400 – return parameters

    Since we can pass parameters to a RPG program using *ENTRY and PLIST, Is it possible for a RPG program to return back any values to the calling program? Suppose I want to have a module which checks if a year is leap or not, I am bound to have this as a Subroutine and not as a program being called...

    Vijesh Bhat70 pointsBadges:
  • Writing an MQ message

    I have to write a program that sends some data from MQ. I will read a data file process it, and then instead of populating a file and FTP'ing the file to a server. I need to send the data via MQ. How do I write the message to MQ, How do I set up the message length etc?

    Andy Mansell55 pointsBadges:
  • How to see a timeout in connect/send in AS/400?

    My team and I recently created a socket client in RPG that calls a Java server socket. However, the problem that we're running into is that connect()/sent() operations blocks and we have a requirement that if the connect/send couldn't be done in a matter of a second per say, we have to just log it...

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • Service Program Parameters Written Directly to PF

    I'm taking an old RPG program that does all the writing of records to a PF & converting it to a service program. This should reduce the processing of these records considerably (no more opening & closing the file for each record). I've created the service program & tested it, the only problem seems...

    Adamdowen65 pointsBadges:
  • Job Schedule Entries Migration

    Hi All, We are migrating from an 820 to a new 550 i5 this weekend. Does anyone know how we can migrate the current Job Schedule Entries on the 820 to the 550? Is there an API to the database that holds the Job Schedule Entry details that we can use to extract the info and then push it into the...

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