• Subject: RE: Rename Printer File Fields
  • From: boothm@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 12 Nov 97 19:55:42 -0500
  • In-Reply-To: <c=GB%a=Infonet%p=Tengizchevroil%l=TENGIZCHEV/KZSITE01/000A81E2@kz-tz-hv-msx01.ten

on 11/12/97at 09:48 PM, the Great and Grand  Wazir "Kahn, David"
<KAHN@tengizchevroil.com> said:

Unfortunately there are no "I" specs for an output only file. It's an old
source of aggravation. 

There used to be the *LIKE  DEFN opcode in C specs though where one could

   C          *LIKE       DEFN FIELDA      FIELDB      5

which would give FieldB all of the attributes of FieldA excepting in this
case override the length of FieldB to be 5 long.  I don't know if the
opcode is still valid.
Booth Martin     

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