• Mail Merge on AS/400 – Replacment for Text Mgmt or AS/400 Office

    We have an old system that uses a third-party replacement product for text management or AS/400 office to produce customer letters. We have all kinds of different letters stored and maintained as documents in folders and RPG programs that produce extract files and use supplied commands in our CL's...

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  • how to get the location of the User Options (updated usinf PF18 from PDM)

    How can I access the Defaults information from Rexx / CL ? PF18 from PDM. I am looking for the values of Option file/lib/member. thanks Change Defaults Type choices, press Enter. Object library . . . . . . . *SRCLIB Name, *CURLIB, *SRCLIB Replace object . . . . . . . N Y=Yes, N=No Compile in batch...

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  • ANNOUNCEMENT ? MORE NEW CATEGORIES ADDED TO THE ISERIES CATEGORY

    UPDATE YOUR AREAS OF EXPERIENCE The following categories have been added to the AS400 ? iSeries section. Application development Systems management PC/Windows connectivity groupware & e-mail Career Opportunities for iSeries These categories were added last week: Backup & recovery Security Printing...

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  • SQL taking the lead?

    Lately there has been a lot of talk about the number of people seeking an SQL education. Are you an RPG guru that?s interested in learning a little more about SQL? Let us know. -- Debra Tart, associate editor, Search400.com

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  • Anyone ever use the SNDRPY command in CL?

    I am using the CHGPF command to change a file. I know it will result in data loss, and I will get a messaage that I must reply "I" to ignore and then it will change the file. The file is used all day long and I would like to have a CL program change it after hours. I found the SNDRPY command that...

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  • SET verb in COBOL

    Hi The SET verb in COBOL set the value of a particular variable to a specified value. Now say I decalred a variable as 05 WS-SWITCH PIC X(01). 88 VALID-VALUES VALUE 'A', 'B', 'C'. 88 NOT-VALID-VALUES VALUE 'D', 'E', 'F'. If I want to set the value of WS-SWITCH as 'A', we can do as SET VALID-VALUES...

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  • write in a PF file

    Hi everyone! I have an RPGLE program that creates four physical files (using the QCMDEXC program). These physical files have no DDS. In the same program, I read another physical file (that's a copy of a spool file). If the line (s) read met some specified criteria, it needs to be written to one of...

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  • Printek printer using tcpip

    What does the spool file need to look like to print a barcode on a printek 4305 se printer? I cant figure out how to send the hex command to the printer so it understands that it is a command not just text.

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  • email messages in rpg

    Hi! I need to send an email message to a Lotus Notes Server. The information contained in this email will be sent by an RPG program. The big question is, how do I do that? Can anyone help me, please? Thanx in advance Melissa

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  • Save while active question

    In trying to get a save while active cl program to work correctly I am having the following dificulty when trying to do a monsmg on the message CPI3712 which is when I want to restart the subsystems so our 911 dispatch center can resume their work I tried the monmsg statement right after the savlib...

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  • QsnBeep

    Does anybody know if I can use the QsnBeep (QSNAPI) several times in a RPG-ILE but with different 'beeps'. For example, there are 2 possible errors in an interactive program, can I generate 2 different error-sounds ? Or does it ALWAYS uses the PC5250 host bell ? Although I think it is another story...

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  • DATE, TIME and TIMESTAMP fields in the database files

    Hi I created DATE, TIME and TIMESTAMP fields in a physical file. But I donot know how to populate the values to these fields from a COBOL program. When I include the file in a cobol program, the date field comes as FILLER PIC X(10), the tome field comes as FILLER PIC X(8) and the timestamp field...

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  • Maximum program per trigger event

    Hi, Can we have only one program per trigger event on a physical file? For example: On ABC file can we have one one trigger program for Update-After trigger event.

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  • ISeries web browser 4GL applications.

    We have much investment in RPG coded systems that are all 'home grown' green screen presentation. We now want to make use of browser technology to present screens in web browser clients (eg. IE) along with nice graphic presentation (Jpegs, gif etc). We're considering using a 4GL tool like LANSA or...

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  • ODBC Connections to AS400 from HP-UX or Solaris systems.

    I think I have the answer to this question, but I am trying to get confirmation on this. Is there IBM AS400 Client Access ODBC drivers to install on an HP-UX (Unix systems) or Solaris systems that would allow me to create ODBC connections to the AS400 from these systems? I have looked on IBM's...

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  • Cannot Print Barcodes to a Non-IPDS SCS Printer (HP Laser Jet 2400 and Lexmark T632)

    I am trying to print barcodes (3 of 9) on 2 types of printers. Both are non-ipds printers connected to the AS400. These are both just plain printers using the SCS datastream. I have found the PCL commands to print out the bar code from this site (www.pbhall.us/barcode.html) using the TRNSPY and...

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  • Error executing stored procedure calling a CL that run an STRQMQRY

    I have created a stored procedure that call a CLP in which there is a STRQMQRY for creating a file in output. this is the command of creation: CREATE PROCEDURE TESMC/WP3007P (IN SALD CHAR ( 1), IN ORDIN CHAR (1)) LANGUAGE CL NOT DETERMINISTIC MODIFIES SQL DATA EXTERNAL NAME 'TESMC/WP3007' PARAMETER...

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  • Unable to place file on the IFS drive

    I have a vendor who is providing an update via download from their website. The instructions are to save the zip-file to a PC, then un-zip the contents to the IFS drive. When I specify the IFS drive (in the un-zip process) and hit enter, the message; Error, access is denied followed by, Cannot...

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  • SYSTEM OPENESS INCLUDES

    Hello everyone, I wanted to install the OS/400 System Openness Includes (5722-SS1, opt13). I found 12 CD's labeled 5722-SS1. I listed them below. I was wondering if someone knew which one to use to install the System Openness Includes. Any help is greatly appreciated. I_BASE-01 L2924_01 L2924_02...

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  • Data Transfer from AS400 into Excel

    I am trying to transfer a file from the AS400 to Excel and I am losing some of my data. I am transferring several files (each with 50,000 records) into Excel using a Client Access icon in Excel (I believe Client Access). When I attempt to transfer the data, I receive error messages and a portion of...

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