• Subject: Re: QM/400 question
  • From: "James W. Kilgore" <eMail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 10:32:58 -0700
  • Organization: Progressive Data Systems, Inc.


I've not done this myself, but could you use an edit word instead of an
edit code?

Dennis Munro wrote:
> The one thing I have found so far is that Query/400 would let you edit a
> numeric defined field as a date field. Anybody that runs 6.0.02 BPCS knows
> how dates are defined. This did not convert via the RTVQMxxxx commands. When
> I edit this QMQRY, it lets me define the numeric field as a date field. When
> the query is run, an error occurs that tells me I have an invalid edit code
> for a numeric field & I sure do. The two QM manuals don't address this
> capability (flaw) that Query/400 allowed. The one thing that might
> complicate things is that this "date" field is also a "break" field?
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