Q: We have to produce a bank transaction file with variable-length records to transfer from our AS/400 to a PC in one of our territories. What's the best way to set up variable- length records on the AS/400? A: V4R2 allows variable-length records, so if you have V4R2, you can easily create these records on the AS/400. Another method we use for our bank transactions is to create a nondatabase physical file with the maximum length we expect as the record length. When the file is ...

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