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Aug 09

‘device file does not contain an entry for screen size’

IBM i

Upgraded our IBM i systems to IBM i V7.3 yesterday and so far everything is running nicely except for this one weird little glitch: some of the existing DDS WINDOW SCREENS are bombing with CPF4169┬áThe device file does not contain an entry for screen size when they seem to have been quietly working for years, […]

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Jun 30

How to use named indicators in RPG

Programming , IBM i , RPG

When is an RPG indicator more than just a number? We can use a named data structure to overlay over the top of all the indicators used in the program. Using this technique, we can define a sensible name for the each of the memory spaces associated with the indicators. For example — when the user […]

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Jun 25

What is RPG OA?

IBM i , Programming , Webservice

I was talking about RPG OA today. If you’re an IBM i techie, then you will know about OA already. You probably understand its power and potential in our IBM-i world. If youre a bit more old school, you’ve been churning out column based code for years, or you are living under a rock in […]

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