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SQL iQuery Documentation - UDF and UDTF
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Published: 21 Jun 2019
Revised: 29 Jun 2019 - 1621 days ago
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  1. SQL iQuery - RUNiQRY CL Command
  2. CSV() - Read and Parse Comma Separated Values File
  3. CSV_VAL() Extract CSV Column Value
  4. CSV_XXXX() Extract CSV Column Value as xxxx
  5. CSV_COUNT - Retrieve Field Count
  6. ObjExist - Check Object Exits
  7. DTAARA - Data Area
  8. encode_URL Encode URL for the Web
  9. encode_TAG Encode HTML TAG Content
  10. FLDLIST - List the Fields of a Table
  11. FROMHEX - Fold 2-hex Chars into 1 Char
  13. MD5_HASH - UDF - Return MD5 Hash
  14. ifsStat - Get IFS File Attributes
  15. ifsExists - Check if IFS File Exists
  16. ifsFile - Query Contents of IFS Text File
  17. ifsDIR - List IFS Directory Entires
  18. DEPFILE - List Dependent Database Relations
  19. JOB - Get Job Name Component
  20. Job_ATTR - Job Attributes
  21. JOB_DATE Retrieve the Job Date
  22. JOBLOG - Write Message to Joblog
  23. Library List UDF and Procedures
  24. MBRLIST - Member List
  25. MCHINFO Machine Type and Model Number and OS version
  26. OSVER and OSVRM Get IBM i Version/Release
  27. PrintPDF - Print a PDF to a PDF Compatible Printer
  28. CPYTOPDF - Copy SPOOLED File to PDF file
  29. OBJ_LIST List Object in a Library
  30. LIB_LIST List Descriptions of Libraries on the Library List
  31. OBJ_EXPORTS List Exported Items from an Object
  32. OBJ_STRUCT Retrieve Objects Components
  33. RTVCMDD Retrieve Command Definition
  34. RTVJOBA - Retrieve Job Attributes
  35. RTVJOBD - Retrieve Job Description
  36. RTVLASTSPLF - Retrieve ID of Last SPOOLED File for this Job
  37. RTVxxx - Retrieve Various Objects Description Table Functions
  38. WATCHLIST - List Current Watches
  39. Polymorphic Qualified Name Syntax

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iQuery.rtvlastsplf UDTF Published by: Bob Cozzi on 21 Jun 2019 view comments

Retrieve ID of Last SPOOLED File Created in this Job

The iQuery.RTVLASTSPLF() UDTF returns a one row result that returns the ID of the most recently created SPOOLED file within the job running the UDTF.


This UDTF has no parameters.

Result Set Columns

Column Type Description
SPLFNAME varchar(10) The name of the SPOOLED File.
JOB varchar(28) The fully qualified Job name of the job running the RTVLASTSPLF UDTF.
JOBNAME varchar(10) The Job name of the job running the RTVLASTSPLF UDTF.
JOBUSER varchar(10) The Job User name of the job running the RTVLASTSPLF UDTF.
JOBNBR varchar(6) The Job Number of the job running the RTVLASTSPLF UDTF.
SPLNBR int The SPOOLED file number.
DATE_OPEN DATE The date the SPOOLED file was created (open for processing)
TIME_OPEN TIME The time the SPOOLED file was created (open for processing)
ERRMSGID varchar(7) If an error is generated while retrieving the SPOOLED File ID, that CPF message ID is copied to this column for simplified diagnostics.

The following example returns the Last SPOOLED File ID.


select splfname,job,splnbr
INTO :name, :job :splnbr
from table( iQuery.RTVLASTSPLF() ) lastSplf;

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