Help! Why isn't my variable valid? Joblog; 2600 - STRQMQRY QMQRY(MITCHELK/SPLMNT11) ALWQRYDFN(*YES) SETVAR((SAVEFILE) ('''S150800''')) 'S150800' is not a valid Query Management variable. Help text Message . . . . : 'S150800' is not a valid Query Management variable. Cause . . . . . : The 'S150800' variable entered on the SETVAR parameter contains a value which is not valid. The return code is 1. The following return codes are possible: 1 - The first character is not alphabetic. Looks like a character to me !