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WRAPPING A TEXT FIELD| by Vicky Legaspi
Can a text field wrap when defined in a printer file? I need variable text to print on an A/P check and do not want to format a single 160-byte field into four, 40-byte fields. Is there a way to accomplish this task?
UPDATE RECORDS IN A CL PROGRAM | by Tim Granatir
What's the best method to replace/update a record in a file from within a CL program?
CF VS. CA KEYS IN DDS| by Vicky Legaspi
Can you explain the difference between the CF and CA keys in DDS?
RESULT FIELDS IN QUERY| by John Brandt
I am trying to create queries. I'm running into a wall when it comes to result fields in the iSeries query. Is it possible to have conditional functions in a query result field? Any help or tips in this area of query would be extremely helpful.
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This was first published in March 2004