• Subject: Re: Extract number from character field
  • From: "End of the Trail" <endofthetrail@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Nov 1999 23:08:47 -0500

A quick answer to point you in the right direction.  You will have to work
out the details.  Using RPG 4 (ILE); Eval to a new variable using %scan and
%substring to extract.  If the number you are looking for is in one
location; it is pretty easy.

Eurrat

www.skyenet.net/~endofthetrail/elsresum.htm


-----Original Message-----
From: RickRyn@aol.com <RickRyn@aol.com>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Sunday, November 07, 1999 10:18 AM
Subject: Extract number from character field


>I've got a 25 byte field that contains a number somewhere in it that I wish
>to extract.  Example:  Field contents (XYZ Company Store 123).  The problem
>is that "123" could be anywhere or it could be "1234".  I am using RPG ILE
>and am getting nowhere fast.  Any ideas?
>
>Rick
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