• Subject: Re: RPGIII question
  • From: Matthias Oertli <oertlim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 22:16:15 +1100
  • Organization: Habba doo daa...


This sounds exactly like what I need but I'm not quite sure how to
code it. Would it be possible to post an example?

MacWheel99@aol.com wrote:
> >From Al Mac - here's how I do that
> I create a data structure (DS) in the input specifications in which I overlay
> CDE (array)
> CDE01 CDE02 CDE03 etc. fields such that
> CDE,1 is the same place as CDE01
> CDE,2 is the same place as CDE02
> etc.
> When the physical file is read, the data automatically also goes into the
> data structure spaces CDE01 CDE02 etc. overlaying the CDE array contents.
> Depending on how you access the physical file, you may wish to have one array
> for input / output and another for processing within the calculations.
> If you have a very large array, remember that output specifications & other
> places in the code need to fit in the array identification within 6 positions
> ... so you want to avoid either long array names or long indexes.  PER,MO for
> example (period month) fits, but nothing longer fits.


Matthias Oertli   <oertlim@s054.aone.net.au>
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