AS400 commands are CL (Control Language) commands. Most of them were written by IBM developers to perform system-level tasks like compiling programs, backing up data, changing system configurations, displaying system object details, or deleting them. Commands are not limited to systems-level concerns and can be drafted for user applications as well. A CL command usually […]
To Create Printer output CRTPRTF , a program, OS/400 utility, or print-key function must write the output data to a printer file. A printer file is a type of device file that determines what attributes printed output will have.
Help Screen is a common type of information screen in AS400. it gives Help information about almost any kind of display. Suppose you were going to work with members using PDM (WRKMBRPDM) and were not sure what the parameter, “Member type” meant. you could place the cursor anywhere on the line for that parameter and […]
The current library (*CURLIB) is the first user library that is searched before the rest of the user libraries in the list when the system looks for an object. If a user does not specify a library name when requesting an operation on an object, the libraries in the library list are searched for the […]
User When we refer to a user, we mean any person who is signed on to the system. This may include students, programmers, data-entry personnel, operators, and administrators. To perform work on the AS/400, a user needs to be known to the system. A user becomes known to the system when a security officer or […]