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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Languages - RPG
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 20, 2018
Merged idea

This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit IBMI-I-909 Provide an %UPPER and %LOWER bif.

Add Upper/Lower case built-ins to RPG IV Merged

Add %UPPER and %LOWER to RPG IV as built-in function. These functions would (obviously) convert the parameter value to upper or lower case respectively .

Use Case:

Input from myriad sources into RPG requires the ability to verify that data using case-insensitive conditional logic. Today a variety of non-integrated methods are being used, most are not CCSID safe. RPG needs this interface.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    May 3, 2018

    Your request is a duplicate of RFE 92793. Please use that RFE to cast a vote or add a comment.

  • Guest
    May 3, 2018

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Languages - RPG
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems
    Component - RPG/COBOL Development Tools
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

  • Guest
    May 1, 2018

    It is a duplicate of this request:

  • Guest
    Apr 23, 2018

    With optional parameters for start and end positions.