On 29-Mar-2012 10:30 , Jerry C. Adams wrote:
I suppose, first, a CRTDUPOBJ and then an Alter Table, such as:

ALTER TABLE LISTCONS
ADD ABNSTK CHAR(1) CCSID 37 NOT NULL WITH DEFAULT ;
LABEL ON <<SNIP>>

This adds the field at the end; personally, I rarely use Alter Table
so I don't know if one could actually insert a field (column) at
another relative location.


CHGPF SRCFILE(specified) had allowed change in ordinal position of fields.

With IBM i v7r1 SQL there is a BEFORE column-name [sub]clause to effect similar, but only for the ADD COLUMN clause:

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v7r1m0/topic/db2/rbafzatabl.htm
IBM i 7.1 Information Center -> Database -> Reference -> SQL reference -> Statements
_i ALTER TABLE i_
"The ALTER TABLE statement alters the definition of a table.
...
_i BEFORE column-nameEnd of change i_
Identifies the column before which the new column is added. The name must not be qualified and must identify an existing column in the table. If the BEFORE clause is not specified, the column is added at the end of the row.
...
"

Regards, Chuck

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