DSPFFD is Display File Field Descriptions. DSPFD is Display File Description. Al Al Barsa, Jr. Barsa Consulting Group, LLC 400>390 "i" comes before "p", "x" and "z" e gads Our system's had more names than Elizabeth Taylor! 914-251-1234 914-251-9406 fax http://www.barsaconsulting.com http://www.taatool.com http://www.as400connection.com Glenn Thompson <gthompson@americ an-trouser.com> To Sent by: Midrange Systems Technical midrange-l-bounce Discussion s@xxxxxxxxxxxx <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> cc 10/26/2004 01:01 Subject PM DSPFFD *OUTFILE Curiosity Please respond to Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@midra nge.com> **** Novice Question Alert **** I am trying to get a file description into a library so that I can query off it for a file conversion project I am attempting (note: more questions to follow on that subject). When I perform a DSPFFD on the file for display on the screen the command works as advertised. When, however, I use the *OUTFILE option my file contains the contents of the file instead of the file description. Obviously I have erred. Below is the command I'm using. Any insight is welcome. QSYS/DSPFFD FILE(ATDBASE/CNTLP) OUTPUT(*OUTFILE) OUTFILE(CNTLPPRT) Thanks -- Glenn Thompson Senior Analyst American Trouser, Inc. gthompson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx -- This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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