RPG400 Interview Questions
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difference between CHAIN and READE?

HCL,

8 30868

What are the values of NUM1 and NUM2 after executing the following code? CLONO1NO2NO3 Factorl÷÷+OpcdeFactor2+÷+ResultLenDHHiLoEq C MOVE *LOVAL NUM1 50 C MOVE *J-fIVAL NtJM2 52

IBM, Fiserv,

2 6436

1. Which Built-In-Function will you use to achieve the following functionality? CLONO1NO2NO3 Factorl÷÷+OpcdeFactor2++÷ResultLenDHHiLoEq C QTY IFLT *ZERO C QTY MULT -1 QTY C ENDIF a) %ABS b) %TRIM c) %TRIMS d) %UNS

IBM,

3 6366




What is the significance of UDATE?

IBM,

5 12611

A particular job executing on the iS is not behaving as expected and is operating in an environment in which it can be debugged. What commands would you use to debug and observe the program?

IBM,

2 8024

What is the compilation option that has to he specified while compiling an RPC program which uses a file having date data type field?

HSBC, IBM,

3 9304

2. Which of the following statement(s) explains the difference(s) between the /INCLUDE and ICOPY directives? a.) No difference, they function the same b.) ACOPY cannot be used as a conditional directive c.) IINCLUDE files cannot contain embedded SQL d.) Nesting /TNCLUDE directives is not allowed

IBM,

2 5981

3. Given the DOS Specification below and the following information: • Indicator 50 is off • No records have been written to the subfile What will be the result if the EXFMT operation code is performed on the record format CTLR? A R SUBFL A DESCRIP 101 6 1ODSPATR(UL) A DFT(’NOT FOUND’) A R CTLR SFLCTL(SUBFL) A N50 SFLDSP A SFLDSPCTL A SFLINZ A 67 SFIJEND A SFLSIZ(13) A SFLPAG(12) A ACCOUNTNO 100 S 10 a.) Only AccountNo will display b.) SUBFL will be initialized with 13 blank records c.) An I/O exception error will occur d.) The screen will display 12 records with ‘NOT FOUND’

IBM,

4 6930




please help me answer to this question what is the difference between the binding and srvpgm in ilerpg?

HCL,

4 10376

what is the difference between the procedure and module in ILERPG?

4 22034

can we use cl programming to update or delete physical files

12 30995

use of PUTOVR,OVRDTA,KEEP keywords?

HCL,

2 14691

where we give the MSGSFL in rpg400?

4 7568

how to change the length of the field in a physicalfile?

12 25047

there is any limit to display the members in rpg400?

3 5843


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How to define data area in RPG program? In which scenario multi occurrence DS is use in AS400?

554


How would display prime numbers using CL program?

3754


what is the procedure and explain about real time scenario.

651


Q:Hi all,i want accurate answer with code using in built functions.please sent me code as soon as posible. I have program nmed PGM1 which '' RETRIEVE Current production date''should correctly default the production date for the user who is issuing raw materials to the manufacturing.The production date can be different from the celendra date. However, the program does not make the correct adjustment for all manufacturing plants. there is a parameter which determines the production start time e.g. 07:00 if the system time precedes this,the program subtracts one from the celendra day.This work fine when the celendar day starts after production day as it does in England,the system should be adding one to the celendar day during the overlap. unfortunately the program was desined to assumed the celendar day always starts before the production day. Change required in the program: Change the PROGRAM PGM1 to use the new parrameter to decide whether to add or subtract 1 from the celendar day when determining the production date.

950


How to select highest score of each subject or how to select highest income of every month?

438






RETRIVING DELETED RECORDS :- I'm frequently asked how to retrieve deleted records from an unjournaled physical file when the deleted records have not yet been removed from the file. Utility UNDEL lets you undelete records in a physical file. This public domain program is available in CISC and RISC versions, and the complete source code is available for download at: UNDEL for AS/400 Save File (RISC): http://www.as400network.com/sharewarefiles/undelris.zip UNDEL for AS/400 Save File (CISC): http://www.as400network.com/sharewarefiles/undel.zip UNDEL for AS/400 Save File (Source code): http://www.as400network.com/sharewarefiles/undelsrc.zip The utility takes advantage of the fact that deleted records in physical files are only flagged as deleted, and the record data still exists until it is overwritten or the file is reorganized with a utility such as RGZPFM. UNDEL simply reads the deleted record, then reuses the record by writing over it with the new record (thus eliminating the flag for the deleted record). Some homegrown and commercial utilities copy the file containing undeleted records to a save file, then use a program to read the save file, which contains live and undeleted records, to a file to undelete the records. The UNDEL utility is superior to the SAVF technique because there's no need to copy the file to a save file, which is especially important for really large files. When run, UNDEL displays the physical file records in their unformatted, raw text form. You can either position the display to a given relative record number or use F19 or F20 to find the previous and next deleted record, respectively. The utility also includes online help, which is almost unheard of for free utilities. Other utilities include the ability to undelete records. You can use the RTVDLTRCD command in the old QUSRTOOL (no longer supported by IBM). QUSRTOOL is now a commercial product called TAA Productivity Tools ( http://www.taatool.com ). The free file editor WRKDBF has a built-in undelete capability ( http://www.wrkdbf.com ), and several commercial file editors can undelete records. For a complete list of file editors, go to http://www.sourcebook400.com, select "Programmer Tools" under "Product Category," then select "File Editors."

10570


How to create a login screen using a command instead of display file.... intention is to get a password field on a command..... how do you achieve this...

428


How many program bind in one module....

1223


if there is a module object , how to find the program object for this module object.Assume the module object name and program object name is not same.

1318


Please tell me how to read the records from a file with load an array of size with error conditions(The logic answer for this question is ARR is array of 99 elements Z-ADD 0 IDX *LOVAL SETLL FILE READ FILE 99 *IN99 DOWEQ *OFF IDX ANDLT 99 ADD 1 IDX MOVE FIELD ARR,IDX READ FILE 99 ENDDO).So,Please give me the complete of this code.

1023


Delete FileName at first statement in RPG.

423


Hi Viewers can any body explain me how to update and ahange the already existed data in physical file using subfile ? please explain me with the code if possible?

2520


how can we can we the data decimal error?how can we open such file in support

1190


1. What is bound-by-call and bound-by-reference? 2. Where and why is *Nomain used? 3. What are the difficulties faced by programmers when using service programs? 4. Explain the different ways of parsing and compiling XML in iSeries.

3361


What is a record lock error?

445