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ravikanth

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 5:07 am    Post subject: How check for Not equal & how to define variable file(VB
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Hello EveryOne,

1.In Easytrieve How do we check for Not equal to between two fields.
For example when i tried A != B & A Not Equal B. It gave me a return code 16.
Also is A < B a valid statement in easytrieve?
2. In Easytrieve, How do i define a file whose RECFM=VB
I know if the LRECL is 100 in the program it should be defined with 96.
Will it work if i dont give any specific like V/VB in the file definition.

Ravikanth Chavali
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:42 am    Post subject:
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Ravi,
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In Easytrieve How do we check for Not equal to between two fields

Use '¬=' for NE.

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Also is A < B a valid statement in easytrieve?

Yes (eg. in 'if' cond).

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In Easytrieve, How do i define a file whose RECFM=VB
I know if the LRECL is 100 in the program it should be defined with 96.
Will it work if i dont give any specific like V/VB in the file definition.

Your question is not clear. But, I assume you wanted to create VB file. Go through the FILE statement for VB file declaration.

Please 'rework' on easytreive basics.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:51 am    Post subject:
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Hello Murali

Thanks a lot.

About my second question.

I have to Read a (RECFM=VB) Variable file(INFILE) and
Write into another (RECFM=VB) Variable file(OUTFILE), having same file definition.

I tried my best to get how this should be done but i was not able to get any info. Could please assist me

Thanks you,
Ravikanth Chavali
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