The way your DS is defined, you will always get a 0 in num_count. This is because there is no array in your DS named "count". I assume you want the number of "transactions" so change your count subfield to num_transactions. Because a DS can have multiple arrays/ds arrays, your counter variable MUST share the name of the array that you want a count of.

Hope that helps,

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From: RPG400-L <rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Steve Jones
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2018 8:14 AM
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Subject: Data-into countprefix

I have the following json ds & the data-into

Dcl-ds result qualified;
success ind;
num_count int(10);
Dcl-ds transactions dim(500);
transaction_id varchar(20);
transaction_type varchar(20);
amount packed(10:2);
Dcl-ds billing_address;
name varchar(80);
Dcl-ds created;
at varchar(25);
by varchar(40);

Clear result;
data-into result %Data(outFile
:'doc=file case=any allowmissing=yes -
allowextra=yes countprefix=num_')

I then check result.num_count > 0;
but it comes back as 0, yet there are 17 transactions.

I do a similar check in another program & the result.num_count works.

I am missing something, but I don't see it :-(

Steve Jones
H-P Products, Inc

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