• Subject: Repeat IBM's Easy to find info books. -Reply
  • From: Scott Cornell <CORNELLS@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 06 Oct 1997 14:49:13 -0400

>>> "Roger Vicker wrote>>>

   <<snip>>
>I have been trying to search the CD-ROM
>(V3R7) to find out how you specify a test
> for a specific negative value in the
> OPNQRYF QRYSLT parm.

> When I try QRYSLT('flda = -9') or even
> QRYSLT('flda = "-1"') I get an error
> about an improper operator.

        ----------

I can't claim to know why, but I *ALWAYS*
use the character operators (e.g. *EQ as
opposed to =) when using OPNQRYF, because
sometimes (at apparently random intervals,
possibly related to the sunspot cycle and
the orbit of Uranus :)) the = or <> or
whatever causes me problems too.  I don't
know why one works and the other doesn't,
but there it is.

HTH

Scott Cornell
Mercy Information Systems
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