Can someone educate me how the RCDFMT parameter on the CPYF command is used on
a physical file?  Is this something that would be used for a non-described,
multi-format file (i.e., S/36-style Header & Detail formats combined into one
file)?

The help on my v3r2 says:

             Record format of logical file (RCDFMT) - Help

Specifies, for copying from a database file only, the name of the record
format that is copied.  If the from-file is not a logical or physical file,
*ONLY is the only value allowed.  A record format name is optional if the
logical file has only a single record format, but either a format name or *ALL
must be specified if the from-file has more than one record
format.

The possible values are:

*ONLY
    The only record format in the from-file is copied.  When
    the from-file is a logical file, this value is allowed
    only if the file has a single record format.


*ALL
    All record formats in the logical from-file are used.

record-format-name
    Specify the name of the record format that is copied
    when the from-file is a logical or physical file.


Dan Bale
IT - AS/400
Handleman Company
248-362-4400  Ext. 4952
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