FWiW, comments inline.

Regards, Chuck

Vern Hamberg wrote:
<<SNIP>> The output from interactive SQL and from Query/400|iSeries|i always truncate the output.

Query/400 enables a /line wrap/ feature if\when requested for spooled\printed reports. The option is available only in the *QRYDFN, not from RUNQRY [e.g. as for some of the other print\spool report writer options].

I think the prtf name is QPQXPRTF - its default width is 80 characters. Note that QPQUPRFIL, the prtf for interactive SQL
and Query, has a default width of 132. I just noticed that the
replacement character for unprintable is different from one to
the other of these prtfs - interesting.

Query/400 does not prevent binary data from going directly to the spool\printer [nor display where it will reactively rewrite the display if\when bad data is diagnosed by the workstation controller at the device]. The design assumption was that any binary data spooled would be accidental, and the default RPLUNPRT(*YES x'40') was chosen to handle such cases. The QMQRY feature may /translate/ binary data [possibly as a feature of the UIM] before writing to the printer file, so the replace unprintable would then be redundant; presumably why its printer file uses RPLUNPRT(*NO).

<<SNIP>>


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