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Title:
Ready-to-run RPG/400 techniques
Author:
Monypenny, Julian, 1955-
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Publication Information:
Loveland, Colo. : 29th Street Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
vi, 203 pages ; 23 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781583040461
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introductionp. 1
Using This Bookp. 1
Style Guidelinesp. 1
CD ROM Contentsp. 2
Chapter 2 Effective RPG/400 Error Handlingp. 3
Advanced Error Handlingp. 5
Chapter 3 Gracefully Handling Unexpected Errorsp. 11
Chapter 4 Using the File Information Data Structurep. 15
Chapter 5 Declaring Data Typesp. 19
Chapter 6 Mapping Externally Described Fields to Array Elementsp. 21
Chapter 7 Sorting Arraysp. 25
Chapter 8 Searching Arraysp. 33
Chapter 9 Multidimensional Arraysp. 37
Chapter 10 Dynamically Determining Keypressesp. 45
Chapter 11 Getting and Setting the Cursor Positionp. 49
Chapter 12 Using Named Indicators with Interactive Programsp. 53
Chapter 13 Using a Message Subfile to Display Error Messagesp. 57
Chapter 14 Using Data Structures as Program Parametersp. 65
Chapter 15 Ending Interactive Programs Automaticallyp. 69
Chapter 16 Basic String Operationsp. 75
Determining a Field's Logical Data Lengthp. 77
Padding a String with Trailing Blanksp. 79
Trimming Trailing Blanks from a Stringp. 81
Converting the Case of a Stringp. 83
Chapter 17 Substring and String Concatenation Operationsp. 87
Extracting a Part of a Stringp. 87
Concatenating Stringsp. 90
Chapter 18 Justifying and Centering Stringsp. 95
Right-Justifying a Stringp. 95
Left-Justifying a Stringp. 97
Centering a Stringp. 99
Chapter 19 Searching Stringsp. 103
Finding Leftmost Occurrences of a String Valuep. 103
Finding Rightmost Occurrences of a String Valuep. 106
Chapter 20 Determining the Size of a Fieldp. 111
Chapter 21 Editing Numeric Fieldsp. 115
Chapter 22 Reformatting Numeric Datap. 121
Chapter 23 Reformatting Datesp. 127
Chapter 24 Doing Date Arithmeticp. 133
Chapter 25 Exponentiation in RPGp. 143
Chapter 26 Using User Spacesp. 151
Chapter 27 Using List APIsp. 159
Chapter 28 File Maintenance Without Record Locksp. 167
Appendix A Getting the Most from/COPYp. 171
Appendix B String Functions Test Programp. 173
Appendix C RPG Referencep. 177
Control Specificationsp. 177
File Specificationsp. 178
Extension Specificationsp. 181
Line Counter Specificationsp. 181
Input Specificationsp. 182
Calculation Specificationsp. 185
Output Specificationsp. 186
Opcodesp. 188
RPG Special Wordsp. 194
RPG Restrictionsp. 195
Error Handlingp. 196