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PKumar

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 29, 2004 12:44 pm    Post subject: Variable Length Record Layout
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Hello everybody i hv a small doubt in Cob.
this is the coding'
RECORD CONTAINS 42 TO 54 CHARACTERS
The above is the record layout that is variable length record for that what i hv to pass in the block contain stmt as well as in Jcl in the DCB parameter who i will pass .

Pl can any one help me in this regard its an urgent.

With regards
Pkumar
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priya

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 29, 2004 10:04 pm    Post subject:
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You can simply omit that or specify the maximum number of bytes that a block can have.

BLOCK CONTAINS 800 RECORDS
RECORD CONTAINS 40 TO 80 CHARACTERS.
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