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This method positions the file at the next record with a key or relative record number greater than that specified in the search argument.

  1. Search argument - A Number, String, or Array value specifying a relative record number, key value, or list of key values (array of Number/String). The special values pjs.HIGH_VALUE and pjs.LOW_VALUE can also be used.
  2. Record format name (optional) - A String value specifying the record format name.

Exception Handling

An Error instance will be thrown with the following properties:

  • message - The message text.
  • error - The message id.
  • help - The message help text.
Position to end of file to read last record
pjs.defineTable("myfile", { keyed: true, read: true });
Read all records with first and second keys equal to 100 and 200, in reverse sequence
pjs.defineTable("myfile", { keyed: true, read: true });
myfile.positionAfter([100, 200]);
myfile.fetchPreviousEqual([100, 200]);
while (!file.endOfData()) { 
  // Do something with record data here.
  myfile.fetchPreviousEqual([100, 200]);

RPG Equivalent



This API requires the Profound.js Connector module.