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Rupa.P.V
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 2:04 pm    Post subject: Zoned decimal format and fixed point fromat
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Can anyone explain wat do u mean by
Zoned decimal format and fixed point values. ??

I have to convert zoned decimal format to fixed point balues using DFSORT.

Please help me.

Thanks in advance
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Zoned decimal format and fixed point fromat
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Hi Rupa.P.V,

Zoned-decimal, Packed-decimal, and Binary are all 'Fixed-Point' formats. That is, the virtual decimal point in the stored data never varies. As apposed to Floating-Point formats.

I think you probably mean to convert from a Zoned-Decimal Fixed-Point format:

PIC 9(6)V99

To a Numeric-Edited format

PIC 999,999.99

If you need to do this through DFSORT, You should re-post this in the VSAM/DFSORT forum and have Frank Yaegar take a look at it. Frank is the guru of DFSORT.

Dave
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