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Frequently Asked Questions

DSPF

Attach the MDT attribute to the field, to detect whether field has been changed as a result of user input.
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IBM i

If more than one ERRMSG keywords are active then the first will be active, because only one error message will be displayed at a time.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Override with Printer file (OVRPRTF) command is used to override certain parameters of the printer files used in the program or to replace the printer file.

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Subfile record format(SFL), and subfile control record format(SFLCTL).

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512

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Logical file that combines more than one physical file.Update is not possible through JLF.

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This is used to specify rules for the Selection/Omission of records from a Physical File.

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Three.

Nuff said!

Categories: IBM i, RPG

OVRDTA keyword (field or record level) can be used to override the existing data contents of a field or record already on the display.

OVRATR keyword (field or record level) can be used to override the existing display attributes of a field or record already on the display.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

CSRLOC gains priority.

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By specifying the record level keyword UNSIGNED.

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Using SFLDROP keyword.

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Seton SFLNXTCHG keyword indicator and update the subfile record.

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At run time before displaying the record format.

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Using WRKACTJOB command.

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Starts commitment control for files that are being journal led.

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OVERLAY

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Journaling is a function which records the changes in a file in a journal. These record images are used to recover the changes in the file should the system ends abnormally. Commitment control is a function that allows you to define and process a no of changes to database files as a single unit (transaction).

Categories: IBM i, RPG

KEEP : Keep the display from being deleted when the display file is closed.
ASSUME : It is used to specify that the OS/400 program is to assume that this record is already shown on the display when this file is opened.

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A Folder is a named object that is used as a directory for documents and other folders. Folders can be filed with in another folder.

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Using CHGPF command.

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Using GRTOBJAUT command.

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STRDBG program-name UPDPROD(*YES)

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OVRDBF.

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Interactive Job: Job started for a person who signon to a workstation.

Batch Job: A predefined group of processing actions submitted to the system to be performed.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

SBMJOB

The Submit Job (SBMJOB) command allows a job that is running to submit another job to a job queue to be run later as a batch job.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

All objects are stored on AS/400 in a single level storage. In this method all objects are referenced by one virtual address which is translated into a physical address whether it is an auxiliary storage or main memory.

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Total 40 (15 system and 25 application).

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Yes.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

A set of link and node characteristics associated with a session.

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Sends RJE input stream to host system.

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Where is the system part of IBM i Library List?

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Move a valid relative record number(RRN) in the field specified using SFLRCDNBR keyword in DDS.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

RPG

If more than one ERRMSG keywords are active then the first will be active, because only one error message will be displayed at a time.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Override with Printer file (OVRPRTF) command is used to override certain parameters of the printer files used in the program or to replace the printer file.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Subfile record format(SFL), and subfile control record format(SFLCTL).

Categories: IBM i, RPG

512

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Logical file that combines more than one physical file.Update is not possible through JLF.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

This is used to specify rules for the Selection/Omission of records from a Physical File.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Three.

Nuff said!

Categories: IBM i, RPG

OVRDTA keyword (field or record level) can be used to override the existing data contents of a field or record already on the display.

OVRATR keyword (field or record level) can be used to override the existing display attributes of a field or record already on the display.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

CSRLOC gains priority.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

By specifying the record level keyword UNSIGNED.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Using SFLDROP keyword.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Seton SFLNXTCHG keyword indicator and update the subfile record.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

At run time before displaying the record format.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Using WRKACTJOB command.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Starts commitment control for files that are being journal led.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

OVERLAY

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Journaling is a function which records the changes in a file in a journal. These record images are used to recover the changes in the file should the system ends abnormally. Commitment control is a function that allows you to define and process a no of changes to database files as a single unit (transaction).

Categories: IBM i, RPG

KEEP : Keep the display from being deleted when the display file is closed.
ASSUME : It is used to specify that the OS/400 program is to assume that this record is already shown on the display when this file is opened.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

A Folder is a named object that is used as a directory for documents and other folders. Folders can be filed with in another folder.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Using CHGPF command.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Using GRTOBJAUT command.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

STRDBG program-name UPDPROD(*YES)

Categories: IBM i, RPG

OVRDBF.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Interactive Job: Job started for a person who signon to a workstation.

Batch Job: A predefined group of processing actions submitted to the system to be performed.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

SBMJOB

The Submit Job (SBMJOB) command allows a job that is running to submit another job to a job queue to be run later as a batch job.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

All objects are stored on AS/400 in a single level storage. In this method all objects are referenced by one virtual address which is translated into a physical address whether it is an auxiliary storage or main memory.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Total 40 (15 system and 25 application).

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Yes.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

A set of link and node characteristics associated with a session.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Sends RJE input stream to host system.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Where is the system part of IBM i Library List?

Categories: IBM i, RPG

Move a valid relative record number(RRN) in the field specified using SFLRCDNBR keyword in DDS.

Categories: IBM i, RPG

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