Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
COBOL equivalent variable type of Decimal

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
rammraju

New User


Joined: 05 Mar 2005
Posts: 65
Location: Hyderabad

PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:27 pm    Post subject: COBOL equivalent variable type of Decimal
Reply with quote

Hi,
I have a field queried from database, its datatype is DECIMAL(9,0). Now i have to use this field in a COBOL program. Can please someone let me know which data type should i use in cobol.

Thanks in advance
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

William Thompson

Global Moderator


Joined: 18 Nov 2006
Posts: 3158
Location: Tucson AZ

PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:42 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Isn't that packed decimal, 9 digits, none behind the decimal?
pic s9(9) comp-3?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
divya_maddi

New User


Joined: 03 Nov 2005
Posts: 33

PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:56 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

That is right!!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Suryanarayana.tadala

New User


Joined: 03 Nov 2005
Posts: 43
Location: St.Louis

PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 4:14 am    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Cool Response
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
rakesh.in.in

New User


Joined: 01 Mar 2007
Posts: 5
Location: Pune

PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 11:14 am    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Correct Way to define In cobol is:
01 a pic9(9) comp-3.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts Assembler Macro Copybook converted to... Ziquilix PL/I & Assembler 1 Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:07 am
No new posts Setting Font Type for XMIT satish.ms10 All Other Mainframe Topics 3 Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:01 pm
No new posts Moving values to a variable of copybo... Vignesh Sid COBOL Programming 6 Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:04 pm
This topic is locked: you cannot edit posts or make replies. Extract all "IF" Statements... Adarsh Damodaran CLIST & REXX 1 Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:28 am
No new posts Updating the Trailer count in variabl... satheshbabur DFSORT/ICETOOL 6 Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:49 pm

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us