Do you want to use RPG/400 (OPM) or RPGIV (ILE)?  Also, its not clear if you
need structural guidance or a working example.   Since RPG* only supports
one dimensional arrays you will need two arrays.  They will be "run time"
arrays.  You use the RPG/400 op code LOKUP, or RPGIV op code LOOKUP (or BIF
%LookUpxx) to search for an element in one array, thereby receiving the
index to the corresponding array.  -Dave K.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Reeve" <richreeve@yahoo.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2001 9:19 AM
Subject: array handling


> All,
>
>      I am having a problem with an array in RPG
> (caused mainly by my ignorance where RPG is concerned
> since I am a COBOL kind of guy!).  What I am trying to
> do is to read a file and load an array that will have
> 2 elements - a legacy hold code (2 positions) and a
> MHS hold code (2 positions).  I then want to do a
> lookup on this array by MHS hold code and find the
> corresponding legacy hold code (later in the program).
>
>      Could someone be kind enough to coach me through
> this?  I will be forever greatful.
>
> Rich
>
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