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siddesh

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 6:56 pm    Post subject: refering an element in the record
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Hi,

I have a record like below.

01 invoice
02 standard
04 count pic s99 comp-3
02 detail occurs 1 to 17 times depending on count
04 detail1
06 REFERENCE pic x(6)

I want to refer REFERENCE in my program.

Can u please help how to refer the same...

Thanks
Arun
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guptae

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 7:28 pm    Post subject:
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I think You can use
REFERENCE OF detail1 OF detail(ws-ctr)

Here ws-ctr is used for subscript.
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arunswap

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 7:51 pm    Post subject: cobol
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I have a variable with picture clause of X(4).
I want it to be moved to a host variable with picture clause of pic s9(9) comp.

is it possible....
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DavidatK

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:14 pm    Post subject: Re: refering an element in the record
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Arun,

Refer as REFERENCE(SUBSCRIPT)

Dave
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mmwife

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 7:23 am    Post subject:
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Hi Arun,

You should start a new topic for your ques. It's easy, just scroll up to the top of this page and click on "New Topic". You'll get a screen similar to this one. Just fill in the Subject window... something like "moving a variable to a host variable". Then pose your ques in the big box.
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rocksolid

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 6:00 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Guptae,

If it (REFERENCE) IS the unique data name in the program, you can simply refer like REFERENCE OF (WS-CTR).

Otherwise, we need to refer as you said.

Thank U,
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guptae

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:19 am    Post subject:
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Hi Rocksolid,

In this case What r u saying is right but better if use qualifier bcoz if latter point some body amend the code & use a variable with Reference then.
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