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COBOL equivalent variable type of Decimal

 
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rammraju

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

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William Thompson

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:42 pm    Post subject:
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Isn't that packed decimal, 9 digits, none behind the decimal?
pic s9(9) comp-3?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:56 pm    Post subject:
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That is right!!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 4:14 am    Post subject:
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Cool Response
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2007 11:14 am    Post subject:
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Correct Way to define In cobol is:
01 a pic9(9) comp-3.
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