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Maximum size that can be Stored in COMP-3 data item

 
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sunil

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:27 pm    Post subject: Maximum size that can be Stored in COMP-3 data item
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Hi
i need information on the Comp3 data item .

is ist possible to have a data item like S9(19) comp3

What is the maximum size we can store in comp3 dataitem

please let me know i have searched in Roy and dastidar i have not find any information

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2005 6:46 pm    Post subject:
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u can`t define more than s9(18) comp-3.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2005 9:23 pm    Post subject:
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Hi
i need information on the Comp3 data item .

is ist possible to have a data item like S9(19) comp3

please let me know i have searched in Roy and dastidar i have not find any information


HI
It is not possible to use a Numeric data having length more then 18.So you cannot use S9(19).

Thanks
Chandrasekhar
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 20, 2005 10:32 pm    Post subject:
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With the later versions of COBOL (beyond COBOLII) the ARITH(EXTEND) compiler option expands the limit to 32 digits.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2005 8:08 pm    Post subject:
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HI jack
Thanks for your updated information.hope you will continue with this,
By which we will benifited.

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