Jeff,

Agree, that could be done.

Thus far there is no coding involved.
Currently all achieved with configuration / combination of AJS, WRKQRY, and InfoPrintServer PDFMAPE.

Paul

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From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jeff Young
Sent: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 3:38 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Prevent spoolfiles generated via wrkqry from being auto emailed if "No records in query report. "

Paul,
What I do when I need to know if my query produced results first before taking any other action is to run the query directed to an output file in qtemp, then retrieve the number of current records in that file. If the value is ZERO, I have no data and skip the rest of my processing.

Jeff Young
Sr. Programmer Analyst

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM, Steinmetz, Paul <PSteinmetz@xxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

From AJS, we email many spoolfiles, some generated by wrkqry.
We use InfoPrintServer (PDFMAPE) to auto email the spoolfile by
setting the spoolfile HOLD attribute to *NO.

If the query results in "No records in query report" , we do not want
to auto email the spoolfile.

Any of the below manual changes would stop this.
Is there an easy way to accomplish this automatically?

1) Set HOLD to *yes
2) Move spoolfile to different output.
3) Delete the spoolfile

Thank You
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Paul Steinmetz
IBM i Systems Administrator

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