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how i can use "Rs." as currency symbol in cobol

 
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2005 4:39 am    Post subject: how i can use "Rs." as currency symbol in cobol
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Anybody can explain, how i can use "Rs." as currency symbol in cobol
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2005 11:42 pm    Post subject:
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Dear JobSeeker(?),

You can Use "Rs" as your currency symbol in IBM Cobol (COBOL for OS/390 & VM) and Enterprise COBOL. But this facility is not available in OS/VS COBOL and VS COBOL II.

In the following example, the picture character "$" indicates that the currency sign "Rs." is to be used:


Code:
SPECIAL-NAMES.

 Currency Sign is "Rs." with Picture Symbol "$".
      .
      .
      .
  77  INRVALUE      Pic $$,$$9.99.
      .
      .
      .
      Display "India Money Value: " INRVALUE.


In this example, if INRVALUE contained 1500.00, the display output would be:

Invoice amount is Rs.1,500.00
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