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PostPosted: Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:55 pm    Post subject: Easytrieve Problem with Numeric Field
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I have a file that contains a 2-byte field which I defined as 'N'. In the file the field has a hex value of x'F5C2'. My program does a check to determine if the field is numeric (some of the records contain spaces). This record fails the numeric check and is not added to the total. Does anyone know how to handle this? icon_question.gif
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:45 pm    Post subject:
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Hi melmania,

Just try to defined as

ws-var 2 P
then try to add it. I hope it should work.

Just try it & let us know the result
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 8:48 pm    Post subject: Re: Easytrieve Problem
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Ekta,

Thanks for your suggestion. As I expected, it did not work. If the field was a packed field it should be x'052C', not x'F5C2'. I tried several statements, add, move... but all with the same result: Code 7 (Data Excp).
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 9:15 pm    Post subject:
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HI melmania,

Just try to defined as

ws-var 2 b
then try to add it. I hope it should work.

Just try it & let us know the result
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 9:42 pm    Post subject: Easytrieve Problem with Numeric Field
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I took out the numeric check and Easytrieve added the value correctly. However, it fails the numeric check. Interesting.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 10:32 am    Post subject:
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Thats great
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