I use DSPFFD all the time.
It is one way of getting at a file layout, and some back track data.
There's a bit of a clutter there if you only interested in certain things ... alternatives including what we get when compile a program with the file, QRY/400 view.

I typically just key in DSPFFD then the name of the file.

It is possible that someone at some site made a copy of the IBM command to their own version.


Hi Folks,
I have a programmer who is asking me about the following command
(DSPFFD2). I have not heard about it, but he is apparently reading about it
online. Anyone know what it is?

Display File Field Description (DSPFFD2)

Type choices, press Enter.

File . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Name
Library . . . . . . . . . . . *LIBL Name, *LIBL, *CURLIB
Record format . . . . . . . . . *FIRST Name, *FIRST

Additional Parameters

System . . . . . . . . . . . . . *LCL *LCL, *RMT, *FILETYPE


Thanks, Larry


Larry Ketzes | Senior iSeries System Administrator | AIG / ALICO - American
Life Insurance Company
One ALICO Plaza, 600 N. King Street, AMIS | Wilmington, DE 19801 | *:
302.594.2146 | 7: 302.830.4524| *: larry.ketzes@xxxxxxx


--
This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list
To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,
visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l
or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives
at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.



This thread ...

Replies:

Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2019 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].