• Subject: RE: Sort Sequence on a LF
  • From: "Jay Myrick" <jmyrick@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 18:08:40 -0500
  • Importance: Normal

Why not replace *BLANKS with *LOVALS. That has worked for me in the past.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-rpg400-l@midrange.com [mailto:owner-rpg400-l@midrange.com]On
Behalf Of fkolmann@revlon.com.au
Sent: Monday, July 19, 1999 3:29 AM
To: RPG400-L@midrange.com
Subject: Re: Sort Sequence on a LF




JFinney@omnia.co.za wrote:

>
> Question : How can I change this sort sequence to sort :
>
> *blanks, a, A,1, 10, 21, 200 ?
>

Not really possible.  It looks like you need a numeric sort with fields that
contain alphas.  If I had to do something I would set up a numeric field and
RPG MOVE the above keys to the numeric field and create a lgl on the numeric
field.


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