• Subject: Re: Move an entire record format as a whole
  • From: John Carr <74711.77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jul 1999 20:05:13 -0400

Message text written by INTERNET:RPG400-L@midrange.com
>
 
>Brian,
>The CHAIN opcode allows you to specify a data structure name in the Result
>field. The data is read into that data structure. I believe READ, READE
and
>READP also support this technique, but I don't remember off hand.
>
>Bob Cozzi
>www.rpgiv.com

Yes and No
I used to use this all the time on the Sys/38 with Mapics files, (into MY
naming conventions)  
 BUT the file has to be  program described, I believe,  not externally
described.
BTW,   With a program described file you can WRITE thru a D/S (name in
Result field) too.     

John Carr
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