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AUTOMATIC REFRESH ON DISPLAY | by John Brandt, application development expert
I'm trying to create a screen (subfile) to display inventory information. I realize that the automatic refresh screen is more efficient than pressing F5 (refresh). I think WRKACTJOB has a function key F19 (automatic refresh) that I'd like to use. Unfortunately, I have no idea if this is available on my system.
OPTIONS FOR SORTING SUBFILES IN RPG | by John Blenkinsop, application development expert
I sort subfiles in RPG LE by copying the subfile records to array and then SORTA and copy the array back to the subfile. Is there another ways to sort subfile in RPG? How can I pass (to QSORT) a pointer to the subfile?
WORKING WITH COBOL SUBFILE RRN| by John Brandt, application development expert
I am developing a program to load the subfile. I'm loading a single page at a time with SFLSIZ greater than SFLPAG using COBOL. I have assigned the Page Down key and RRN as a hidden field in the subfile control record format as hidden fields with (2,0). When I use that field in the program, it is not getting compiled and gives me an error. Do you know what is going on?
SELECTING A RECORD CONTAINING A SINGLE QUOTE | by John Blenkinsop, application development expert
I would like to select a record containing a single quote via the OPNQRYF command in a CL program. How can I specify in a QRYSLT parameter?
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