Answers to your technical questions and expert advice on iSeries programming.
View more Q&As
The Top Expert Advice newsletter helps iSeries professionals manage tasks they deal with regularly. Each month we will give you expert advice on such topics as security, backup and recovery, Web development and application development. Sign up to receive this newsletter, simply edit your member profile and check Top Expert Advice newsletter under the Tips section.
Read this month's Q&A's below or click here to read all the Ask the Expert responses related to programming.
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.
** MORE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON THIS TOPIC **
The Best Web Links: tips, tutorials and more.
Ask your programming questions--or help out your peers by answering them--in our live discussion forums.
Ask the Experts yourself: Our application development gurus are waiting to answer your programming questions.