• Subject: Re: MIDRANGE-L Digest V4 #29
  • From: Jim Langston <jimlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2001 13:21:37 -0800
  • Organization: Pacer International

You need to look for unique data contained in one of the record formats
that isn't contained in the other.  In my particular case, I know that
a certain field in one of my formats, the header, will contain a *Zero
otherwise it will not be a *Zero.

In another file a different company sends me, in the header record there
will be *Blanks in a certain field where in the body there will be a text
string (container number).

And, yes, you just output ARBuffer.  And read ARFile.

Regards,

Jim Langston

Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 14:34:00 -0500
From: D.BALE@handleman.com
Subject: Re: Can a PF have >1 record form

Thanks for the example, Jim.  Upon reading a record from the file, how do you
know which "format" it is?

When you update the record, do you just output ARBuffer?

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