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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

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

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

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 B9-TIMESTMP

For a simpler conversion from the System Variable *TIMESTMP, which expires in 2042, to a timestamp extended by a leading epoch byte, a new System Variable in the format B9 would be helpful. This should be structured analogously to the already plan...
Detlef Ziermann 6 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud 0 Under Review

Add detailed logfiles for NDV

We need to have a logfile to show why the NDV (natdvsrv) process would remain active but the actual port (2700 for example) becomes unavailable; You have to restart the NDV process to active the port again but it would be nice to have a logfile or...
Hentie Pauley 7 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural Development Server (NDV) 0 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

ctrl x shall delete (what has been marked with ctrl c)

Dear Madam, dear Sir, we are running Natural plus Adabas on a Linux host. The users are working via Entire Connection. With ctrl c we can mark input even blockwise. Now we would like to be able to delete that block (the block shall include only in...
Susanne Kaufmann 9 months ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Entire Connection (PCC) 0 Under Review

Add the ability to open printer file with flag O_APPEND

Add the ability to open printer file with flag O_APPEND so it can be rotated with logrotate (copytruncate). Last offset is retained by Natural and everything before that offset is marked as NULL and so the file size is maintained.
Thierry Bolle over 1 year ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) 0 Under Review

Add the option CATALOG to object handler LOAD of TRANSFER format.

Assuming a rehosting freeze period is unwelcome: While the rehosting project is ongoing there is a period where business continues to demand changes and fixes to the Natural application - which is now kept both in the MF and in Linux. When the cha...
Bjarne Soerensen over 1 year ago in Natural for Linux and Cloud / Natural (NAT) / Re-Hosting / Usability 0 Under Review