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AS/400 - Printing Lists or Libraries, Files, Fields

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Hi and thanks,

Is there a way to print out or copy a list of: lets say all files that are in a library without having to copy & paste each screen shot???

Like if I go into:
Select and Sequence Files screen, there is a lot of files and would take alot of time to copy & paste.

Maybe create some SQL statement that would give me the same listings???

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Question by:Amour22015
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by:Dave Ford
ID: 39986461
As I posted in your other question, this should do it.

select table_schema,
       table_name,
       SYSTEM_TABLE_NAME
  from SysTables

select table_schema
       table_name,
       column_name,
       DATA_TYPE,
       LENGTH
  from SysColumns 

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HTH,
DaveSlash
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by:Amour22015
ID: 39986498
This is on the AS/400 so I am a little confused by the SQL Statement:

I would like a printout or copy of all files that are within a library???
so the only thing I would change in your sql would be:
table_name = The library name???
Or would it be:
table_name = file name and that would give me all the field names within a File???

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Dave Ford earned 250 total points
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The first query lists all tables (a.k.a. physical files) and schemas (a.k.a. libraries).

The second query lists all columns (a.k.a fields) in all tables and schemas.

HTH,
DaveSlash
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by:Amour22015
ID: 39986790
Is there a way to copy & paste into???

Text file
Exel
Word


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by:Dave Ford
ID: 39986816
If you're running in green-screen StrSQL, you can send all output to a printer-file (which can be easily sent to Word or Excel) by presseing F13 and changing the "SELECT output" to "Printer"

HTH,
DaveSlash
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by:Amour22015
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Ok,

this is what I did:

put the SQL Statement into the Strsql

pressed F13

Change Printer File
Printer file = QSYSPRT

<enter>

said job is printing

First I don't know were Qsysprt is linked to???
do I just change Qsysprt to Excel???

thanks
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by:Amour22015
ID: 39986900
Sorry that should be another topic...  Thanks
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by:Amour22015
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Thank You
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