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jtwohig

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 6:09 pm    Post subject: Comparable 'C' functiton LEN() in cobol
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HI,

Is there something comparable to LEN() length functionality in cobol ?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 5:14 am    Post subject: Re: Comparable 'C' functiton LEN() in cobol
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Do you mean the "C" Function STRLEN()

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:55 am    Post subject: Re: Comparable 'C' functiton LEN() in cobol
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Hi,

There is a function called LENGTH OF data-item, but this results the value as the length declared in working storage section.
Ex:
working-storage declared as

01 a pic x(10)

move 'ABCD' to a

LENGH OF A - it gives the value of 10

if you want the output as 4 means you need to use the INSPECT.
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