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"REDEFINES" was not the first clause in a data definition

 
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purushoth_jp

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2004 2:11 pm    Post subject: "REDEFINES" was not the first clause in a data definition
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IDENTIFICATION DIVISION.
PROGRAM-ID. REDEFPGM.
ENVIRONMENT DIVISION.
DATA DIVISION.
WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.
77 A PIC X(10) VALUE "REDEFINES"
77 B PIC X(10) REDEFINES A.
PROCEDURE DIVISION.
MAIN-PARA.
DISPLAY A.
DISPLAY B.
STOP RUN.
this program is not working and the error message is
7 IGYDS1048-E "REDEFINES" was not the first clause in a data definition
The clause was accepted

will plz anyone can help to find out.
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anuradha

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2004 3:47 pm    Post subject:
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Hi purushoth_jp,


Quote:
77 A PIC X(10) VALUE "REDEFINES"
77 B PIC X(10) REDEFINES A.


Declare as follows:

77 A PIC X(10) VALUE "REDEFINES".
77 B REDEFINES A PIC X(10).
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