Thanks for the reply, Patrick. I'm unfamiliar with ILE other than some vague notions of creating non-executable modules, perhaps binding them together, and then creating an executable object. This will give me a good excuse to start learning about ILE. Thanks again. - Greg -----Original Message----- From: cobol400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cobol400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Patrick L Archibald Sent: Friday, March 18, 2005 11:50 AM To: COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400 Subject: Re: [COBOL400-L] Multiple Reports in One Spooled File Greg If you don't mind ILE the following works: PGM CALLPRC PRC(MULTIOPEN) PARM('0') CALLPRC PRC(MULTIOPEN) PARM('1') CALLPRC PRC(MULTIOPEN) PARM('1') CALLPRC PRC(MULTIOPEN) PARM('1') CALLPRC PRC(MULTIOPEN) PARM('1') CALLPRC PRC(MULTIOPEN) PARM('1') CALLPRC PRC(MULTIOPEN) PARM('1') CALLPRC PRC(MULTIOPEN) PARM('2') endpgm PROCESS APOST. IDENTIFICATION DIVISION. PROGRAM-ID. MULTIOPEN. AUTHOR. PLA. DATE-WRITTEN. 03/18/2005. * * Test. * ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. CONFIGURATION SECTION. SOURCE-COMPUTER. IBM-AS400. OBJECT-COMPUTER. IBM-AS400. SPECIAL-NAMES. I-O-FEEDBACK IS PRINTER-FEEDBACK. INPUT-OUTPUT SECTION. FILE-CONTROL. SELECT OPF-PRINT ASSIGN FORMATFILE-MULTIOPEN-SI FILE STATUS WS-FILE-STATUS. DATA DIVISION. FILE SECTION. FD OPF-PRINT. 01 OPR-PRINT. COPY DDS-ALL-FORMAT OF MULTIOPEN. WORKING-STORAGE SECTION. 01 WS-FILE-STATUS PIC X(02). 01 WS-FIRST-TIME-INDIC PIC S9(01) VALUE 1. 01 WS-FEEDBACK. 05 FILLER PIC X(144). 05 WS-CURRENT-PRINT-LINE PIC S9(02) COMP-4. 01 INDIC-AREA. 05 IN01 INDIC 01 PIC 1. LINKAGE SECTION. 01 LS-FIRST-TIME-INDIC PIC S9(1). 88 FIRST-TIME VALUE 0. 88 NOT-FIRST-TIME VALUE 1. 88 LAST-TIME VALUE 2. PROCEDURE DIVISION USING LS-FIRST-TIME-INDIC. OPENING-PARAGRAPH. IF FIRST-TIME OPEN OUTPUT OPF-PRINT END-IF. WRITE OPR-PRINT FORMAT 'HEADER1' INDIC INDIC-AREA END-WRITE. IF LAST-TIME CLOSE OPF-PRINT END-IF. GOBACK. Thanx, PLA Greg Phillips wrote: >I've seen this problem discussed, but not by anyone who actually solved it >in a CL that calls COBOL/400 programs. I have a CLP that CALLs a COBOL/400 >program multiple times in a loop. The loop basically consists of an >OVRPRTF, a CALL to the COBOL program, and a DLTOVR. Each iteration creates >a separate spooled file. > >I'd like the report output from each iteration to go into a *single* spooled >file. I've moved the OVRPRTF outside of the loop to before the loop gets >executed, used SHARE(*YES) and then did my iterations. I still received >separate spooled files. > >I also tried OPNSCOPE(*JOB) by itself and with OVRSCOPE(*JOB) with no >success. I changed the COBOL program to either OPEN or CLOSE or do neither >with the printer file. All I discovered for my trouble was that you need to >explicitly OPEN the printer file in the program in order to use it. That >makes sense. > >So if anyone has actually used CL and COBOL/400 to direct printed output >from multiple CALLs of a COBOL program into a single spooled file, please >tell me how you did it! Thanks! > >- Greg Phillips >_______________________________________________ >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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