• What is the difference between dow and dou commands?

    Linda wrote in with this question recently: "What is the difference between dow and dou commands? Does anyone have a sample subfile program that explains how subfiles work?" Do you know? Linda could really use your help. -- Debra Tart, associate editor, Search400.com

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  • How to Identify all work stations with object lock on specific display file

    A break message needs to be sent to all workstations with a current lock on a specific display file. The message-sending CL program needs to identify those workstations and then send the break message to each of them. WRKOBJLCK regretably does not generate an output file, nor could I find an...

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  • system date in RPG

    We have a dataq job that runs constantly. There are trigger programs on some files that control what is sent to the dataq which in turn prints certain forms at the correct outq. is there a 'date' variable that will reflect NOW? Udate and *date gives the same thing - the job start date. i realize i...

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  • cpyf and cpysplf: How to copy spool files and database files in AS/400?

    Hi, Can you give me the what are the steps to copy the data from one pf to another pf using cpyf? and how to copy the data from spool file to database file using cpysplf?  

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  • “map drive” IFS

    Hello, We have a ?LAN without any server Windows OS in it? , so everybody is a client (with fixed IP). The only ?server? we have, is our iSeries i5 (V5R3) with iSeries Access(CA) installed (also on the clients). We cannot ?map drive? the IFS f.e. root with \QS6555A8Aroot (or anything else on the...

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  • Superseded PTFs.

    If there are special instructions for a superseded PTF that is not loaded or applied on your system in an ordered PTF cover letter, do you need to order the superseded PTF and follow the instructions for it before loading the PTF that will supersede it? I hope my question makes sense.

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  • Need help figuring out compile error

    Bob needs help figuring out this error he keeps receiving. He is writing a free-form RPG program, and he needs to use CALLP, prototypes, etc., to call another RPG program, passing parms both ways. The called program is also called by many other legacy programs using CALL. The compile error he gets...

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  • Determining Source Files for RPGLE programs.

    How can I retrieve or print non-interactively what source file an RPGLE module was compiled from? I know how to find this information interactively using the DSPPGM command. The DSPOBJD command does not show any value for an RPGLE program.

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  • Determining source file an RPGLE program was compiled from (created with CRTBNDRPG command).

    How can I retrieve or print non-interactively what source file an RPGLE program (created with CRTBNDRPG command) was compiled from? I know how to find this information interactively using the DSPPGM command. The DSPOBJD command does not show any value for an RPGLE program.

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  • 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!

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  • READC on load all AS/400 subfile

    I have a load all subfile.  Data is entered in a select field, F1 is hit, I go into a routine to READ the Changes on the subfile.  The READC indicator comes on for the first read, thus leaving the routine.  Why?     238       C* READ THE SUBFILE...

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  • how to best handle multiple level breaks for amount totals using ILE

    I'm having a hard time getting my ILE program to read a record from a file in consultant number, order type, order class sequence. It is possible a consultant may have 1 or many order types and needs to break & total some fields on each different order type, and of course break on a different...

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  • dates in rpg

    Hi! I'm starting to use RPG AS/400, and I'd like to know how to insert date fields in a table using strsql. Can anyone help me, please? Thanks in advance, MelissaG

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  • 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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  • What can cause a journal entry where JOENTT = ‘CR’ (besides CLRPFM)?

    I have a problem with an interactive option that unintentionally clears an entire physical file - only very occasionally but catastrophically when it does happen. On the last occasion, the file was journalled and indicates the program responsible. The journal entry has type, JOENTT = 'CR'. Nowhere...

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  • Download report from iSeries to PC with proper page break

    I currently use Client Access Ooperations Navigator to download a report to my PC by dragging the output file onto my PC desktop. This correctly produces a report that I can print from my PC but it does not put in the page breaks that existed on the iSeries. Is there a way to keep the same page...

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  • Is an FTP finished?

    If a file is being FTP'ed into a file in the IFS of the iSeries, how can I tell from a CL program when the transfer is complete?

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  • CL and Commands

    I have a CL that calls a command I created and the command references another CL that performs an SQL update to a file and then reruns the command. I'd like display a message (either update successful or error msg) on the bottom of the screen when the command runs again. CL THAT EXECUTES COMMAND:...

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  • Optional arguments on subprocedures

    The prototype for an API to retrieve the contents of a data area is defined like this: d apirtvdta_ pr 2559 varying d name 10 const d lib 10 const d opt_start 4b 0 const options(*nopass) d opt_length 4b 0 const options(*nopass) The execution is coded as: c eval apirtvdta = apirtvdta_(name:lib) The...

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  • Load All – Using Position To

    Can I use a Position To field in a Load all subfile. I don't want to clear the subfile every time as we do in a single Page subfile. How will the Page up and Page down features be affected if I use a Position to in a Load All subfile? Any help would be appreciated.

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