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1. If my rpg program has a date field, What extra care I
have to take while compiling that RPG program?
2. If the file is keyed and I have declared the file as well
as Key list properly in my program. Still am getting an
error message like "Chain/reade operation is not allowed"
What may be the case?

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1. If my rpg program has a date field, What extra care I have to take while compiling that RPG prog..

Answer / praveen ravuri

we have mention to the 'k' field in the f spec

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1. If my rpg program has a date field, What extra care I have to take while compiling that RPG prog..

Answer / murali

Compile the pgm with CVTOPT *DATETIME. This will allow dates lesser than 01/01/1940.
Record address type shud be K to tell the compiler to access the file in keyed sequence.

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1. If my rpg program has a date field, What extra care I have to take while compiling that RPG prog..

Answer / arvind

format of variable, length of variable should be date and sep(-/).should be define

extra key "A"

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1. If my rpg program has a date field, What extra care I have to take while compiling that RPG prog..

Answer / venki

2A:May be you have define you file as output mode

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1. If my rpg program has a date field, What extra care I have to take while compiling that RPG prog..

Answer / shishir

in f specification may b you forget to define "record address type" = 'k' bcoz in chain searching of data can only b possible through key field ( key is madatory in chain operation )

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1. If my rpg program has a date field, What extra care I have to take while compiling that RPG prog..

Answer / vivek

Program actually works when we not use K IN F SPEC. have tested then posted

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