Even they are redundancy I use SELECT and IF/ELSEUF them "differently".
If I check different entries within the same variable(s), I use SELECT. For
When FLDA = 'A';
When FLDB = 'B;
When FldX = 'A' and FldY = 'B';
When FldX = 'X' and FldY <> 'B'
When FldX <> 'A' and FldX <> 'X' and FldY = 'C'
If I have to check different conditions I use IF / ELSEIF. For examples:
If FLDA = 'X' and FLDB = 'Y';
ElseIF FLDC = 1;
(Param3 and Param2 are different fields)
If %Parms >= %ParmNum(Param3) and Param3 > '';
ElseIf %Parms >= %ParmNum(Param2) and Param2 > *Zeros;
... but these are only my private rules
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From: RPG400-L <rpg400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Mark
Sent: Freitag, 25. Januar 2019 22:02
Subject: select vs. if-elseif
Does anyone else find the redundancy between the select block and the
if-elseif-else block a little disconcerting? Seems to me that there should
be a clear distinction between the two. There never can be at this point, so
I tend to use a relatively inconsistent mix of the two in my code based on
what mood I am in. But the select syntax has a potentially game changing
This syntax reduces redundancy in a significant amount of code, by reducing
the need to retype code variable names over and over again.
Wouldn't it be nice?
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