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Reading comp-3 field in REXX using DISKR

 
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avaneendra_linga

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:26 pm    Post subject: Reading comp-3 field in REXX using DISKR
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hi,

i need to prepare a report from a input PS file. In the input PS file layout some field values are in COMP-3 format.Due to this when i read this file in REXX using DISKR i am getting JUNK values which are coming as ??? and some junck sybols.....

IS THERE ANYWAY IN REXX TO GET PROPERVALUES FOR THIS FIELDS?

IF CAN YOU PLEASE PROVIDE EXAMPLE SYNTAX?
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:46 pm    Post subject:
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search for C2X
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:53 pm    Post subject:
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acevedo wrote:
search for C2X
And then chop off the last byte?
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:01 pm    Post subject:
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hi,

my input filed value is date value stored in comp-3 format.
i need to convert that into displayable variable in REXX...
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:05 pm    Post subject:
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Did you
acevedo wrote:
search for C2X
?
It looks like it will work for you:
Quote:
C2X('0123'X) -> '0123' /* 'F0F1F2F3'X in EBCDIC */
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 5:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Reading comp-3 field
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REXX Packed-to-Decimal Function:

Code:

/* REXX P2D */
Parse Arg number_p
erg = C2X(number_p)
sign = Right(erg,1)
number = Left(erg,Length(erg)-1)
If sign = 'D' Then
  Return '-'||number
Else
  Return number
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 10:38 am    Post subject: HI
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hi,

IT'S WORKING FINE..THANKS A LOT TO EVERBODY FOR IMMEDIATE RESPONCES......

CAN ANYBODY HELP IN PROVIDING THE MANUAL FOR THIS TYPE OF COMMANDS (c2x) FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.......
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:54 pm    Post subject:
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C2X is one of REXX's built-in functions, and they are documented here.

O.
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