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sandy_mcs

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 5:29 pm    Post subject: How to read HEX data from a dataset?
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How to read HEX data from a dataset?

options available are 1) SET HEX ON
2) HEX ON
3) ...
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 7:20 pm    Post subject: Re: How to read HEX data from a dataset?
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i think you can just say HEX ON in the command line..
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 7:36 pm    Post subject: Re: How to read HEX data from a dataset?
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a small request: did u search the forum before posting the query....

just

HEX

is enough........

if u want to close....

HEX OFF
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 17, 2006 10:54 pm    Post subject:
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3) HEX DATA
4) ...
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2006 4:22 pm    Post subject: How to read HEX data from a dataset?
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Hi..,

This example may helps you to understand clearly

WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.

05 CURR-BILL-DTE PIC S9(6) COMP-3.

PROCEDURE DIVISION.

MOVE 051505 TO CURR-BILL-DTE.


In the Data set it looks as follows

when HEX is OFF

---
***
&*



When HEX is ON

----
&*
0555
010C

you should read in zig zag manner
like top bottom top bottem....... as 051505C


Thanks
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 20, 2006 4:39 pm    Post subject:
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Hi !

@vijay_bn79

You can define the hex-value directly in a Cobol-programm as a constant.
FIELD PIC X(04) VALUE X'A49485A8'.

@sandy_mcs
In which environment would you do that. In TSO editor or in a Cobol-programm. Here in the COBOL-Section you posted your question.

Regards, UmeySan
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