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How to find Length of data for perticuler field in a file?

 
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babu_hi

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:11 pm    Post subject: How to find Length of data for perticuler field in a file?
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I have a file with 4 fields Like Empid(6),lastmane(10),salary(10),city(12),now i want to find length of each employee lastname?How can i do it?

If i code Length(lastname) it will work?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:15 pm    Post subject:
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Found this
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mmwife wrote:
You can try something like this:
Code:
INSPECT FUNCTION REVERSE(TEXT1) TALLYING L FOR LEADING SPACES
COMPUTE L = LENGTH OF TEXT1 - L
here http://www.ibmmainframes.com/posting.php?mode=quote&p=56082
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