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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Languages - RPG
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 2, 2016

Allow object in subfield to resolve RNF3826

When working with Java, particularly with HSSF java spreadsheets, its become necessary to work with more than one spreadsheet at a time. This would be much easier if all of a workbook's objects could be grouped into one datastructure, similar to how java is grouping the objects internally under the workbook. When I try to do this in RPG I get an RNF3826 error, saying that objects cannot be a subfield in a datastructure.

Use Case:

Detailed in the above description.
Here is a sample of what I'm trying to do:
D Book_t DS qualified template
D obj Like(SSWorkBook)
D sheet like(SSSheet)
D RowCount 10u 0
D ColWrapped like(HSSFCellStyle)
D ColHeadingU like(SSCellStyle)
D Text like(SSCellStyle)
D TextBold like(SSCellStyle)
D RegNum like(SSCellStyle)
D RegCur like(SSCellStyle)

D Book1 DS likeds(Book_t)
D Book2 DS likeds(Book_t)


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Apr 27, 2020

    This request is still a candidate to be an enhancement for the RPG compiler.

  • Guest
    Mar 30, 2017

    IBM will use this request as input to planning but no commitment is made or implied. This request will be updated in the future if IBM implements it. IBM will use votes and comments from others in the community to help prioritize this request.

  • Guest
    Oct 28, 2016

    IBM has received the requirement and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.

  • Guest
    Sep 3, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #93997 in product IBM i.