Chris

At 03:26 PM 12/9/97 -0500, you wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I have a question...
>     
>     Can you do the following in a CLP program??
>     
>         OVRDBF  FILE(CONGRESS) TOFILE(Y2PAYROLL/CONGRESS)
>     
>     where file CONGRESS resides in the current library but you want to 
>     point to the version of the file in library Y2PAYROLL.
>     
>     Library Y2PAYROLL is in the library list but is not the current 
>     library.
>     
>     I don't wish to make library Y2PAYROLL my current library. 
>     
>     I know that I could always change the library list to make it work the 
>     way I want but I was curious to know if the same thing could be 
>     accomplished by using the OVRDBF command.  I checked the manual in the 
>     on-line website quickly for OVRDBF and it says that you can put in a 
>     specific library but we didn't get the results we expected.

This looks like it should work fine. Can you say more about what went
wrong? On the face of it, there should be no problem. But are you using
OPNQRYF? Do you need to specify a member? The default is *FIRST and may not
be what you want.

HTH

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480


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