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rainye

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:53 pm    Post subject: Data structure of fixed decimal
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I am required to convert a PLI program to a cobol program. As I am new to PLI, I don't know what the data structure of the fixed decimal is in PLI.

For example, a "dec fixed (7,0) " data occupys 4 digits, if the value is "123456.0", what's the hex value for this data? Is it a Hex'00123456'? Or a Hex'0123456C', the same as the comp-3 in Cobol?

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 3:14 pm    Post subject:
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Hex'0123456C', the same as the comp-3 in Cobol.
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Thanks very much. And someone just told me that I should never forget the sign.
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C for positive number, D for negative ( also E ). F for unsigned.
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: ) Thanks very much !
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