Erik:

You did not state what version of OS/400 or i5/OS this is for? :-/

Also, you did not say whether you are coding in C or C++ ... :-o

AFAIK, "digitsof" is a C++ member function, and so it is not available in ILE C.

In ILE C/400, you could use the __digitsof operator.

Go to the InfoCenter for your version of OS/400 or i5/OS, and search for "digitsof".

HTH,

Mark S. Waterbury

> On 5/10/2011 10:46 AM, Erik Olsson wrote:
Anyone understand why I can't use the digitsof keyword in a
declaration? It's based on a decimal field in a struct that is known
at compile time so I don't see the problem.

#include<decimal.h>
#include</source/yada/tabledefs/myfile.h>

/* ... */

FLXDXYZ_MYFILE_MYFILE_both_t myrec;

char periodstring[digitsof(myrec.DECFIELD) + 1];

I get this: "Integral constant expression with a value greater than
zero is required"


Best wishes,
Erik

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