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Complete CL: The Definitive Control Language Programming Guide, Fourth Edition by Ron Hawkins, Doug Pence, Ted Holt, Kevin Forsythe, Ernie Malaga

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Appendix A. Some Utility Commands

Thanks to its capability to extend its vocabulary, CL is a really flexible language. This appendix provides a number of utility commands that you can put to use immediately. Even if you don’t need a particular command, the code provided for it will be useful for learning CL coding techniques.

To install a utility command, enter its code into a source physical file member and compile it. You should put the code in a library of your choice. The library should be available to you through the library list.

One solution is to create a library (name it UTILITY or something like that) and place it at the bottom of the system portion of the library list. To do so, you must change system value QSYSLIBL using the Work with ...

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