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Languages - RPG

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Minimize the use of semicolons in free RPG

The function of semicolon as end-of-statement in free RPG could be optionally replaced by that of start-of-continuation-line. This way the end of a statement would be indicated by the newline character provided that the first non-blank character o...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Not under consideration

Create BIF to move a numeric variable to character and retain leading zeros like the SQL DIGITS funtion

The existing way to move a numeric variable to a character variable and retain leading zeros is to use the %EDITC (with edit code of X) or %EDITW functions. This is a very cryptic way to accomplish the task and not at all intuitive. SQL has the DI...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 1 Not under consideration

Add new RPG operation code INZDS

Add a new operation code INZDS (or CLEAR option) to initialize a data structure with its template inz values Use Case: Actual you have to declare an additional "inz" data structure dcl-ds tplStruct qualified template; var1 char(10) inz('val1'); va...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 6 Not under consideration

Add ability to directly execute CL in RPGLE in the same fashion as SQL

We have the ability to execute SQL statements directly in RPGLE code, including the use of substitution values. Please add the ability to directly execute CL statements in RPGLE as well, including the ability to substitute values into the CL state...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration

Alias name for Indicators KA-KY

Provide an alias RPG RESERVED NAME for Indicators KA-KY. Suggested alias names: *INFK01-*INFK24*F01-*F24 Use Case: Indicators KA-KY are more simple to communicate with the DDS Dispaly,since it does not use up indicatore 01-99. But the problem with...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration

Allow to execute Commands directly from RPG without the QCMDEXC interface

Similar to EXEC SQL, to do EXEC CMD or EXEC CL. Variables will be in the format &var1 like in CLP or :var1 like in SQL. Use Case: EXEC CMD CPYF FROMFILE(FromFile) TOFILE(QTEMP/Myfile) INCREL((*IF COLUMN1 *EQ &var1)) RTVSYSVAL SYSVAL(QSRLNB...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration

Allow qualified values within Dim( ) keyword in ILE RPG

In moving towards more modular development, we're attempting to move our program set up values to a data structure however the DIM keyword doesn't allow qualified variable names. Use Case: Define a data structure:SetupEntries Ds Inz Qualified MaxE...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

For RPG modify DSPLY operation code to use ILE Session Manager

Modifiy RPG operation code DSPLY to use the ILE Session Manager instead of the rather limitated program message screen. This screen allows to show only 57 bytes or so of text.It should be the same as in REXX or C. There is also possible to print t...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 4 Not under consideration

Create BIF to move a numeric variable to character and retain leading zeros like the SQL DIGITS funtion

The existing way to move a numeric variable to a character variable and retain leading zeros is to use the %EDITC (with edit code of X) or %EDITW functions. This is a very cryptic way to accomplish the task and not at all intuitive. SQL has the DI...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

Allow to initialize arrays using %list

Allow for arrays to be initialized using %list command, for example: dcl-s allowedValues int(10) dim(4) inz(%list(1:2:3:4)); Plus error checking when initial value exceeds array size etc.
10 days ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 0 Submitted