Hi Group:

My last letter (sent just a while ago) delt with the WHSLC field in both the 
ITEMBL and ITEMASA Mapics files.

In a somewhat related matter, is there an easy way to change the WHSLC fields 
in "many" Items No records with a minimal amount of keystrokes?

The methods I'm aware of (using "two" AS/400 sessions, and the Copy and Paste 
computer functions) are:

1. Use Inventory Management's File Maintenance, the changes can be made to one 
file and copied and pasted to the second file; one record at a time.

2. Similarly, using AS/400 utilities such as Data Base Utility (DBU) or Data 
File Utility (DFU), the the changes can be made to one file and copied and 
pasted to the second file; one record at a time.

Is there a way to write a Query (using Query/400) that can make the WHSLC 
changes to a List of Item Numbers in each file?  I don't believe this can be 
done but I'd like some input on this question.

What about Report Program Generator (RPG)?  I'm not trained in it so I'm not 
aware of its capabilities.  This is probably the tool to use to make changes to 
a group of records in a large DB file.

I look forward to your suggestions and commments.

Regards....



--
Above message before copy enclosure (if any) was sent by:

Al Gershen
Grants Pass, OR 97526 
aldg@mail.rvi.net & aldg@webtv.net;
and thru ICQ # 12342782

--
+---
| This is the MAPICS Mailing List!
| To submit a new message, send your mail to MAPICS-L@midrange.com.
| To subscribe to this list send email to MAPICS-L-SUB@midrange.com.
| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAPICS-L-UNSUB@midrange.com.
| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: dshaw@spartan.com
+---

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2022 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].

Operating expenses for this site are earned using the Amazon Associate program and Google Adsense.