UIM Retrieve List Attributes (QUIRTVLA)

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The following is an RPG/LE fully free-form prototype for the IBM QUIRTVLA API to use the UIM to retrieve a list panel's attributes (data structure template also provided, below) from an open display application.

For more information on this API, visit Retrieve List Attributes (QUIRTVLA) API (right-click to open link in a new tab).

By Dave Clark

Prototype for the QUIRTVLA API

// IBM Retrieve List Attributes API
// https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/ssw_ibm_i_72/apis/quirtvla.htm
dcl-pr IBMUIM_RetrieveListAttributes extpgm('QUIRTVLA');
  RaHandle              char(8)   const;
  RaLstName             char(10)  const;
  RaBuffer              char(32767)         options(*varsize);
  RaBufLen              int(10)   const;
  RaErrCode             likeds(ApiErrC)     options(*varsize);

dcl-ds IBMUIM_ListAttrb qualified inz template;
  Content               char(4);
  ExitVar               char(10);
  DspPos                char(4);
  AlwTrim               char(1);