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Languages - RPG

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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...
over 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...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration

Free form KLIST to allow same field in multiple KLIST

Allow Free Form version of KLIST with the same field in multiple key lists. For example displaying customer invoices I want to have a key list for Customer and Invoice # and another for Customer and Order Date and use the same field for customer i...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 10 Not under consideration

RPGLE - Prevent using Data Structure as a field

The attached file contains a subset of code with data structure definitions and code using the data structures. RPGLE will allow you to reference the data structure name and treat it like a character field and compile it successfully. I cannot t...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Future consideration

XML-INTO: Add new option to clear DS before loading

Add an option to XML-INTO that clears the DS before parsing the XML data into the DS. This option should work similarly to EVAL and other "assignment-type" functions.Data Structures are typically used to temporarily store XML data prior to taking ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 3 Not under consideration

Enhance DCL-DS to emulate "i-Spec Member Format Identifier" in **free & /free

When using **free (or /free) RPG, there is nowhere to specify the use of i-specs within the particular program. Overall, I agree with this, as i-specs really shouldn't be used. However - there are times, because of the way a logical file has been ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 5 Not under consideration

Enable compilation of full free-form RPG to 6.1 from 7.1/7.2

ILE RPG compilers on 7.1 and 7.2 should support compiling full free-form RPG when a target release of 6.1/V6R1M0 is specified. Use Case: Many companies are running IBM i systems that predate 7.1. 6.1 still has a relatively large install base. Allo...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Languages - RPG 2 Not under consideration