CA Easytrieve® Report Generator is an information retrieval and data management system that is designed to simplify report programming. Its. Use the box to search for statements in the Language Reference section. Documentation Conventions The following conventions are used. Read my Post-1, Post-2, Post-3, Post-4 on Easytrieve. HEADING Report headings can be supplied in the field definition of a data item.

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Production of output files. A typical START procedure sets working storage fields to an initial value or positions an indexed or keyed sequentially processed file to a specific record. The proc is executed after each line is printed.

Static fields do NOT go to the work file. SUM statement prints the Totals of the specified fields at the end of.

Mainframe Tips, Tricks And Tutorials: An introduction to Easytrieve

JOB activities read from or write to files and manipulate data. If the file type is. Such a field used in accumulating totals will appear on the work-file. When NOT coded with guice data item, the actual field name is used as a heading. Skills in Development, Coding, Testing and Debugging. MOVE statement does not transfer the value in Numeric form ie. Initiation of printed reports.


Easytrieve Guide for Mainframe Programmers (5 of 20) – Srinimf

Structure of an Easytrieve program. SORT activities create sequenced files. STATE saves the statement number of the statement currently being. A field name should contain atleast one alphabet or special char.

Establishes parameters for the program. Now you have two 2 options available to you. The SUM statement overrides this process. IS Indexed Sequential Access method.

Easytrieve Guide for Mainframe Programmers (5 of 20)

A control break occurs whenever the value of any control field. The headings as coded in the above example will print as shown here. View all posts by Srini. If the work file is re-sequenced, the accumulated values will be unpredictable. Retrieval of input files. Only a member of this blog may post a comment. Browsing a Data File File-Aid: Prgname-1 is the name of the program. This specifies the record format of the file.

A system-defined field named LEVEL can be tested to determine which field has caused the break, when we have control breaks based on more than 1 field. This parameter can take the following values: CLIST creates a condensed listing of the executable program produced. An introduction to Easytrieve. Each title line is centered within the title area of the report unless we.


MASK can be used for editing characters to be displayed in rpt etc. Newer Post Older Post Home. To override the default input file NULL should be coded in place of filename.

Procedures or PROCs can be coded to execute a set of statements. Easytrieve automatically positions the system date and current. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Originally EZT would re-initialize Working-Storage data-items to their original value when a new record was retrieved.

MOVE statement moves a string from one variable to another. How Do I Use Evaluate? Subparameter ‘R’ specifies that the new program replaces an existing program. The below tutorial gives brief overview of Easytrieve. Examination and manipulation of data. VS Virtual Eaytrieve Access method.

Ewsytrieve Experienced software developer. Normally, Easytrieve automatically totals all quantitative fields. They are not part of any VFM record. What is the difference between transaction a Static fields S-fields are used to store accumulated values that are printed at the end of a report or at a control break.

Can be used to print Footnotes