• Subject: Re: Empty subfile error message
  • From: "Art Tostaine, Jr." <atostain@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 03 Dec 1997 18:04:07 -0500
  • Organization: Creative Computer Associates, Inc.

SCHENCK_DONALD wrote:

> If you display an empty subfile, you get an error and the program bombs.
> There is a technique where you write one record to the subfile then 
>immediately
> clear the subfile. This prevents the error.
> But; isn't there a more elegant way to avoid this error. If I mismember
> correctly, there's a keyword you can use. It's been over two years ...

We use one indicator for the SFLDSPCTL?  (21) keyword, which displays the 
control
record, and one for SFLDSP (22).  We turn on 22 whenever we do a write to the 
SFL,
and 21 whenever we do an EXFMT.

You can also code a SFLERR with N22, "No records found" or whatever.

--
Art Tostaine, Jr.
Creative Computer Associates, Inc.
Parlin, NJ
atostaine_at_crecomp_dot_com


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