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a1javeed

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 7:44 pm    Post subject: Size Limit for 01 level working storage variable
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Hi All
Is there any maximum limit to define a field in working storage at 01 Level
for example
Can i define 01 header-rec pic x(999999999)?

Thanks in advance
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twissi

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 2:15 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Javeed,

Yes, there's a maximum limit for it, but unfortunately I can't recollect it.

I had a structure like the one given below in the program:

01 WS-TAB1.
10 WS-TAB1-VAR PIC X(32000) OCCURS 500.

At compilation, I received an error message that you can't exceed xxxxxxxx bytes for a variable.

Best way: include a variable like the one shown above and compile it, the compile listing will give you the exact figure!!

Hope this helps.

Cheers, Twissi.
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manikant pathak

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 7:24 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Javed,

As far as my Knowledge goes the Maximum size for COBOL data items is 16 Mb.

FYI..

Max size for Working Storage/Linakge and Local storage section is 128 Mb.

thanks and regards,

MKP
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 4:43 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,
manikant pathak wrote:
Hi Javed,

As far as my Knowledge goes the Maximum size for COBOL data items is 16 Mb.

FYI..

Max size for Working Storage/Linakge and Local storage section is 128 Mb.

thanks and regards,

MKP


Does that mean COBOL data items are different than Working Storage/Linakge and Local storage section ?

Thanks,
Parikshit
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a1javeed

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 7:37 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,
Thank you for your information will try it out.

Javeed
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