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Please provide for date and signed fields in CL programs
There is a need to be able to work with compatible fields in CL, RPG and display files. I use date fields on the display to prompt for date parameters to run jobs in batch or even interactive jobs. This is true for jobs run from a IBMi command too...
WRKUSRPRF - search for part of name in description
I would like to have the possibility in WRKUSRPRF to search for a given string in the description of the user profile. If the users for example have the name Jens Petersen or Peter Jensen then I would like to be able to find them searching with th...
Change CRTRPGPGM command to allow debug option *SRCDBG
I have a few customers who have OPM code that cannot be migrated to ILE. The conversion needs a huge project and the company is phasing in ILE as code slowly. Some code cannot be converted to ILE immediately especially if its an active program. Us...
Create a CL command to output an .xlsx Excel spreadsheet. Use Case: We are currently using a third party app that outputs to Excel but it's only in .XLS format. That company is barely hanging in and no longer offers any upgrades. Our business depe...
When prompting on a command, it might show a number of well known values, or present a list from a choice program, however the value must always be typed in again. It would be easier if the option was offered to select one of these values by posit...
When reviewing a job log to investigate an issue, if the user is running a CL program that calls another program with parameters, the call command is logged and a comment is added " /* The CALL command contains parameters */". It would be very use...
Enhance CL/ILE CALLPRC command to support External Programs
Via prototype and the EXTPGM keyword, RPG/ILE is able to invoke external programs using the CALLP op code. This has several advantages over the RPG CALL op code and I would like to be able to use at least one of those advantages in CL/ILE programm...
As of release 6.1, RPG was already modified to have character variables up to 16M. But the CL language is still stuck with the 32767 character limit. Use Case: Passing parameters from CL to RPG and vise versa.
Implement a new function, on CLP language, to initialize a variable with Blanks or Zeros Use Case: DCL VAR(&CHAR) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(1000) DCL VAR(&NUM) TYPE(*DEC) LEN(10 5) CHGVAR VAR(&CHAR) VALUE(*BLANKS) CHGVAR VAR(&NUM) VALUE(*ZEROS)
Provide a default value for the INCFILE parameter of CRTCLxxx commands to search libl for INCLUDE source mbrs in QCLSRC files
The CL INCLUDE command capability is great but a little clunky because the CRTCLxxx commands' default option of INCFILE(*SRCFILE) is a very limiting default option to work with. In order for the CRTCLxxx commands to search the library list for INC...
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