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Converting Cobol datatype

 
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sriraj

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2006 12:40 pm    Post subject: Converting Cobol datatype
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Hello,

I have a s9(9)v99 field which I need to convert into java ....i.e

value in a flat file Value required in Java
0000030434A ==> 3043.41 +
0000027381F ==> 2738.16 +
0000456192G ==> 45619.27 -
Please let me know how to do this conversion. Your help is highly appreciated!

Sri
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mallikiran

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2006 3:22 pm    Post subject:
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Use 9(9).9(2)+
This would put a + explicitly if the number is positive and a - if the number if negative.

If you use 9(9).9(2)-, then the sign would be inserted only if the number is negative.
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