Hello Srikanth,

You wrote:
>i am still not clear about how to use these APIs in 'C'. for
>e.g. QSNDDTAQ's third parameter is a packed decimal. even though we can use
>QXXITOP() from <xxcvt.h> to get a packed decimal, i am still in dark about
>how do we call this API.

Read the ILE C Programmer's Guide and the ILE C Reference manuals.  They
discuss this topic.

ILE C has support for Decimal data types.  Include the decimal.h file and
declare appropriate decimal values.  For example:

#include <decimla.h>

        decimal (15,5) i;       /* Packed: 15 digits with 5 decimals */
        decimal (5) j;          /* Packed: 5 digits with 0 decimals */

Regards,
Simon Coulter.
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