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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 The device file does not contain an entry for screen size when they seem to have been quietly working for years, […]

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Jul 12

Write to joblog messages from RPGLE /FREE – a QMHSNDPM code example

AS400 , IBM i , iSeries , Programming , RPG

RPG CODE EXAMPLE – “Write to joblog” in RPG4 /FREE Write to joblog lets us send messages from inside a running RPG program. It’s simple using one of IBM’s API’s – QMHSNDPM RPGLE Code Example // SNDMSGLOG1.RPGLE // Simple Program to send message to joblog using QMHSNDPM // Author: nick@nicklitten.com ctl-opt dftactgrp(*no) actgrp(‘NICKLITTEN’) option(*nodebugio:*srcstmt:*nounref) alwnull(*inputonly) […]

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Jun 30

How to use named indicators in RPG

IBM i , Programming , 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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