On 1/3/2013 10:52 AM, Stone, Joel wrote:
>From CL without calling an HLL pgm?
Or clear all fields in all records? (but don't remove records).
Runsql 'update CUSTFILE set all cols to initial values where RRN = 1'
I want CUSTNAME set to spaces, CUSTZIP set to 00000, etc.
Unfortunately the above doesn't work :)
Solution can use SQL or other method.
The only method I can come up with is to use CPYF *REPLACE *MAP *DROP from another empty file, but that is hardly a clean method - it requires another file with initial-values in the fields.
I use a DSPJRN outfile to join to other files, and I would like the outfile to be initial values sometimes. Maybe it is not possible; even if there was a method, OS400 seems crude with JRN outfiles in that they cannot be cleared???
At least not thru DBU.
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