• Subject: RE: Extract number from character field
  • From: Buck Calabro <mcalabro@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 12:41:58 -0500

IBM have a solution posted on their e-business web site.  It's called C2N;
they use it in conjunction with CGI programming.  Start here:
http://www.as400.ibm.com/developer/ebiz/cgi/ and take the link for the CGI
FAQ.

Buck Calabro
Aptis; Albany, NY

> -----Original Message-----
> From: RickRyn@aol.com 
> Sent: Sunday, November 07, 1999 9:50 AM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> 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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