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Languages - RPG

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Program Dump enhancement

In RPG program dump, it highlights the error description, procedure name, Statement in Error line # ect at the top page. It will be more helpful if the dump can also provide the variable name that had the issue on the top of the dump. This is usef...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

Cast string value to specified CCSID

How do you convert a character field with embedded UCS2 characters into a UCS2 field? It would be nice to be able to substring out a bit and just say that this piece is already UCS2, don't convert it. The only thing we can do right now is say "con...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

Multiple keywords per source line

This has been most likely submitted before:to be able to use more than one keyword per source line like in the example below Use Case: For i=1 to 10; ExecMyProc(i); EndFor;
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

Read pointer to a LOB

We want to be able to read data in a lob from RPG using a pointer. The same way as we can work on data in a userspace through a pointer.This is actually an old request, but since we are using more and more LOB columns the need for doing this in a ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Not under consideration

New keyword OVR in DCL-F.

In stead of OVR command before OPEN it would be usefull set an RPG field with OVR command. Use Case: DCL-F qSysPrt PRINTER OVR(myOvrCmd);DCL-S myOvrCmd VARCHAR(255);myOvrCmd = 'OUTQ(' + myOutQ + ') HOLD(*YES) SAVE(*YES)';OPEN qSysPrt;
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Not under consideration

Add bit identifiers to DCL-DS subfields in RPG IV

I'd like to have the ability to declare a bit field in an RPG IV data structure. In the C language, you might have a structure like this: struct _Gen_IOP_T { /*Gen IOP breakdown structure for MATMATR*/ char Bus; /* Bus Number */ int Card : 4; /...
3 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration

Handle %split like an array

%split is a great new feature for us, but it can be a bit tricky to handle. In order to access the second element, we need to first put the element in an array. It would be interesting if we could access the element like an array, such as in the f...
9 months ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Add %OFFSET built-in function to retrieve the position of a Subfield within a Data Structure

Uisng APIs and other interfaces often provides a "Bytes Returned" value. This logical can mean that we can only retrieve data from the returned locations if it was in fact returned by the API. I would like to use something like: IF (objDesc.bytes_...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

Allow concatenation in named constants

If I'm working with XML-files I define the structure I like to investigate with constants. If you have a XML-file with this structure: <header> <address> <name> </name> </address></header> Then I would like to d...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 7 Future consideration

Extend PCML to optionally include private (ie not exported) procedures

Breaking this part out from https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-3437 Please add an option to include private functions/procedures in generated PCML with a tag indicating this. This part would primarily be used to generate document...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Future consideration