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vinodb2

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 4:17 pm    Post subject: What is the use of rerun clause in cobol
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what is the use of rerun clause in cobol ?
and what is the difference between same area and redefine in cobol?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:18 am    Post subject: What is the use of rerun clause in cobol
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The RETURN statement transfers records from the final phase of a sorting or merging operation to an OUTPUT PROCEDURE.

check sort command for more details.

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redfine - two fields using the same area.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2006 10:07 am    Post subject: Re: What is the use of rerun clause in cobol
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Hi There,

This will help u to understand RETURN

http://www.csis.ul.ie/COBOL/Course/SortMerge.htm#part2

For redefine:

http://www.discinterchange.com/TechTalk_Redefined_.html
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 7:34 am    Post subject:
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RERUN is used to invoke the chkpoint/restart process. Check the Manuals here, click on Index for the COBOL Ref Manual and look for RERUN to get the details.
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