• Subject: Re: Mixed Case Keys -Reply
  • From: Bob Larkin <blarkin@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Sep 1997 18:29:54 -0700
  • Organization: Larkin Computer Consulting

Scott Cornell wrote:
> 
> >>> "Bill Phelps" <phelpswr@alpha.obu.edu>
> 09/19/97 01:31pm >>>
> I have a physical file with a name field
> containing mixed case
> letters.  I would like to use the name as a
> key field.  On my
> programs I always provide an input field to
> position the list.
> User's have a difficult time getting the
> name keyed in the exact
> upper/lower case to position the list
> correctly.  What are some ways
> to design a logical file or the application
> to ignore the case and
> position the list correctly.
> 
> Thanks in advance....
> 
>           ------------------
> 
> I haven't done anything like this in a
> long time, but I think you can do what you
> want in Query by tweaking translation
> tables and CCSID's (is that the right
> acronym?) - maybe the same thing is
> possible w/a LF
> 
> HTH
> 
> Scott Cornell
> Mercy Information Systems
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Look at the LANGID and SRTSEQ parameters on CRTPF. If you specify
*LANGIDSHR on the SRCSEQ, you can select a Language ID that places eual
weights on both the uper and lower cas of each character. 
-- 
Bob Larkin
Larkin Computer Consulting
blarkin@wt.net
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