• Subject: Re: RPG400 SDA query?
  • From: Buck Calabro <mcalabro@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 09:26:02 -0400

>have a hard time believing that I must still do a MOVE of the array
>elements into the hard named screen names like this:
>MOVE  QN,1   QN001
>MOVE  QN,2   QN002
>Etc.....
>Any suggestions to this former S36'er appreciated..
>
>Tim, Would a data structure do what you want?  Something like:
>  IQNALL               DS
>  I                               QN001
>  I                               QN002
>  I                               QN003
>  I                               QN004
>  C                       MOVEAQN         QNALL
>  C                       EXFMT
>  C                       MOVEAQNALL     QN
>-----------
>Or something like this.  In RPGLE you'd not need from & to fields.  Be
>warned and be careful, its been a while since I did this..

Tim,
        Arrays are the S/36 style way to handle a "list" of things on a display.
The "native" way would be to use a subfile.  It's a bit of an education, but I
think you'll like them once you use them...

Buck Calabro
Commsoft, Rensselaer, NY

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