• Subject: Re: Move an entire record format as a whole
  • From: "Robin Sapiro" <robin.sapiro@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 10:12:24 -0400

Absolutely YES

----- Original Message -----
From: <boldt@ca.ibm.com>
To: <RPG400-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 1999 8:03 AM
Subject: Re: Move an entire record format as a whole


>
>
> Bob wrote:
> >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.
>
> Sorry, that only works for program-described files.
>
> Do you think it would be useful for RPG to allow READ into
> or WRITE from data structures for externally-described
> files?
>
> Cheers!  Hans
>
> Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com
>
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