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How to include single code in Working-storage variable comm?

 
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rathvel
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:41 pm    Post subject: How to include single code in Working-storage variable comm?
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Hello,

I need to include single code in Working-Storage variable comment.

Eg : My value would be INCLUDE=(140,5,CH,EQ,C'00001'.

Kindly let me know that How should I declare working-storage variable to hold above mentioned value. So that I can use that variable in procedure division....

Thanks & Regards,
Rathvel.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:45 pm    Post subject: Re: How to include single code in Working-storage variable c
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Rathvel,

Code:

    05  VAR-1  PIC X(29) VALUE  'INCLUDE=(140,5,CH,EQ,C''00001'''.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:30 am    Post subject:
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Can't we use a single-quote double-quote combo?
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05  VAR-1  PIC X(29) VALUE  "INCLUDE=(140,5,CH,EQ,C'00001'".


Won't the above line work???
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 1:08 am    Post subject: Re: How to include single code in Working-storage variable c
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new2cobol,

Yes that is expectable if the COBOL compiled option QUOTE is in effect. However, I believe most places have the APOST compiler option on.

You should try not to change from the installation standard, it makes code hard to maintain.

Dave,
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