Terry, According to IBM's documentation, maximum length of field-to-be-scanned (parameter 1) is 999. Got that. What is the maximum length of the pattern argument (parameter 4)? Thanks -- Jay ----- Original Message ----- From: "Winchester Terry" <terry.winchester@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: "'COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400'" <cobol400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 9:57 AM Subject: RE: [COBOL400-L] Green-screen search argument > Another option would be to call the QCLSCAN API. > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: cobol400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx > > [mailto:cobol400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jay Sulzmann > > Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 9:43 AM > > To: COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400 > > Subject: [COBOL400-L] Green-screen search argument > > > > > > Good morning, > > > > Suppose in a subfile app I want to list only the entries that > > contain a specific string value and filter out all others. > > For example, I want to list only the customers that have > > "JOHN" in their name. > > > > The search-argument is "JOHN" and the application needs to > > display "JOHN SMITH", "BIG-JOHN", "SALLY JOHNSON". Suppose > > the Customer Name is 30 bytes long. How do I construct an > > INSPECT operation so that it looks at the customer name for > > the string "JOHN" without including the 26 blanks? > > > > Cheers. -- Jay > > > > ================================= > > Jay Sulzmann > > AS/400 Senior Programmer/Analyst > > AS/400 Certified RPG IV Developer > > > > Hainey Business Systems LLC > > 8 East Canal Street > > Dover, PA 17315 > > > > Tel: 717-718-9601 Ext. 231 > > Fax: 717-292-9474 > > AIM: bluejay0827 > > Web: www.hbs-inc.com > > ____________________________________ > > Providing E-Business, EDI, AS/400 > > Development and related services nationwide. > > _______________________________________________ > > This is the COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400 > > (COBOL400-L) mailing list > > To post a message email: COBOL400-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/cobol400-l > > or email: COBOL400-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > > at http://archive.midrange.com/cobol400-l. > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400 (COBOL400-L) mailing list > To post a message email: COBOL400-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/cobol400-l > or email: COBOL400-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/cobol400-l. > >
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