Hello,

I have some routines I use such as ToMixed(fieldname) that convert to upper/lower case and they need to be able to handle Graphic character fields with CCSID 13488 (UCS-2).

The traditional %Xlate with not do it because there will be multiple languages (English and German to start). I have also looked at the QlgConvertCase API, but is says that "This API does not convert double-byte character data from and double-byte character set (DBCS) or from a mixed-byte character set". I have tried to converting with this API and in fact is does not convert by field. This API can base conversion on a CCSID, but it appears that it does not do this for Graphic character field (a 10 byte character field takes up 20 Graphic bytes).

Is there another way to do Upper/Lower case conversions with Graphic UCS-2 fields or am I possibly doing something wrong using the API. ( When I step through it in debug, it looks okay.)

Do I have to convert the Graphic CCSID 13488 field to normal (us) CCSID 37 character field, convert the case, then convert back to Graphic CCSID 13488?

Thanks

Dave Murvin
DRM Enterprises, Inc.


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