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Expand X-Arrays by variable

We would like to be able to expand tables (X-ARRAYS) via a statement: EXPAND ARRAY <#X-ARRAY-VAR> BY <#VAR-INT>
Detlef Ziermann 4 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 2 Under Review

Regular expressions in logical condition

We would like to use regular expressions in logical conditions. E.g. IF <#VAR> = REGEX (.*search_text_1.*\..*search_text_2)
Detlef Ziermann 4 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 2 Under Review

New System-Variable UUID

Currently, we use *TIMESTMP(X) as a unique reference and foreign key in database-files. To be able to generate unique keys for the database entries, even in the case of distributed Natural-installations (in the future clusters or via entire networ...
Detlef Ziermann 8 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 0 Under Review

Examine command new options

Add new features for Examine command: Let assume I have a string dynamic array: #str (a/1:6) dynamic const <"10","1","31","20","2","21"> I want to search for the string "1" in that array, so I want to get index 2 that it is exactly the same ...
Hezi Shirazi 3 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 4 Not in Plan

Remove Natural file number limit

It does not make sense that a supported version ofOpen Systems Natural or any Natural utility (I.E. SYSDDM) would have a limitationwhere afile number would need to be 5000 or less whenOpen SystemsAdabas has not had that limitation for a long time....
Guest over 2 years ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) / Natural Security (NSC) / Predict (PRD) 0 Planned

Parameter and Local Variables for Inline Subroutines

Since I´ve been programming Natural (30 Years!) I miss the possibility to give my Natural Programs a good structure by defining exactly the scope of variables used in inline subroutines as it is possible in all established programming languages li...
Georg Kratz-Kummetz over 2 years ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 0 Future consideration

Static variables such as *line-counter(rep)

Variables such as *page-num(rep) or *line-counter(rep) should be static, and I will be able toin any modules in process how many pages are already in rep-id and how many line *line-counter(rep) in current page Maybe, there are more variables that ...
Hezi Shirazi 4 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 0 Under Review

Sort of ARRAYs

We would like to be able to sort tables according to a defined field of the table via a simple statement: SORT ARRAY <#X-ARRAY-VAR> BY <#SORT-FIELD>
Detlef Ziermann 4 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 0 Under Review

Prevent NAT1326 with MOVE...TO SUBSTRING with DYNAMIC variables

PROBLEM: =======The following program will get a Runtime error NAT1326: * see Software AG Support Incident 113138 ...DEFINE DATA LOCAL1 #A (A) DYNAMIC1 #COL (I2) INIT <1> (EM=ZZ9)1 #I (I2) (EM=ZZ9)END-DEFINE*EXPAND DYNAMIC VARIABLE #A TO 500...
Guest over 2 years ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 1 Not in Plan

What are the ADABAS-DBIDs my current Natural session is connected to?

What are the ADABAS-DBIDs my current Natural session is connected to? There's no USR-Subprogram giving the answer to that question. Sample:Imagine the following: Let's say my UDB is set to 001. DEFINE DATA LOCAL 01 VIEW01 VIEW MYFILE1-DB12 /* DBID...
Guest over 2 years ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 2 Under Review