• The Right DDS Combination

    Hi All, I have been spinning my wheels and was hoping for help. I have a subfile where an option calls another RPG program that displays a window for data capture. When the user takes the same option against multiple records in the subfile the window appears the first time overlaying the subfile...

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  • Record locking (or lack of it)

    Bare with me a minute before you throw rocks, but is there a difference in record locking between a Chain and Read? Here's what I'm looking at. We have a control file that contains the next note number. In all our applications we either chain or setll/read the control file, get the number, add one...

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  • AS400 Console

    What effects are caused if you vary off your console session on the AS400 and you do not have any other consoles to take over? I want to move my console to another location in my DataCenter, but I have to disconnect it from the AS400 and reconnect it. Will varying the device off to disconnect it...

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  • HOUSE KEEPING STREAM FILES

    I would like to write a utility which housekeeps stream files in the ifs based upon how many days ago the file was CREATED. Does any body know an API for this (an API which is easy enough to work with 'RPG' and/or 'CL' and NOT 'C') The DSPLNK CL command doesn't provide the creation date it would...

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  • Sending pcn files to the iseries

    I have excel files on our server that I pass to the iseries as physical files. I do this through Client access ustn the data transfer to ISeries utility. I provide the PC location and file name, the system I wnat to go to and the library and file in the Iseries I want to wind up in. Does anyone...

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  • ftp error codes

    Hi! I'm writing a program that needs to execute the FTP command n times (where n is determined by the value of some field in a DDS table), only if there is an error during one of those executions. The question is: how can I determine if the execution failed? Thanks a lot! :) Meli

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  • Cursor Progression on protected fields

    I want to use FLDCSRPRG to control the cursor movement on fields I have protected. The fields are protected because I need the user to prompt a lookup window and enter only correct selections from a specific table in these filds. However, If I protect the field with DSPATR(PR), the FLDCSRPRG does...

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  • SNDDST sending to some but not other email addresses

    I am using the SNDDST command to to send an attachment of size 500 kb to a user in a particular domain say daydreamer@media.com I also ensure that an additional recipient is included and this recipient would be a private email address eg ihdcsl.hotmail.com I am receiving the email to the personal...

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  • Insert record in subfile

    How to code insertion on a new receord between 2 existing recods in a subfile ? I want to code something like a expand tree : I READC my subfile and when option code value is ... I want to add some records between current & next subfile record

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  • Detail FNTCHRSET lost with variable line in POSITION

    We have varying fonts used on a form. When we specify the POSITION exactly, the FNTCHRSET is used for printing as requested. However, if we use a variable for the line in POSITION, the FNTCHRSET seems to be ignored. Example which prints fine using Helvetica Italic Bold: ------------ A R PRTLIN A...

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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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  • Program-described Printer file in RPG ILE

    1. Why can't I view all the columns in my report from my spoolfile? 2. Is there any way to view all columns in my report as defined in the RPG ILE program with the printer file being program-described? Inputs: -when I ran the report, only up to 132 columns can be viewed from my spoolfile. -This is...

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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...

    MelissaG20 pointsBadges:
  • 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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