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How to comment a line in //SYSIN DD *

 
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mkk157

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:38 pm    Post subject: How to comment a line in //SYSIN DD *
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Is it possible to comment a line while giving a input in SYSIN DD *. If it is possible how should I code it?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:41 pm    Post subject: Re: How to comment a line in //SYSIN DD *
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Yes - of course, it depends on what program the data is input to. You'd have to read the program specifications to determine it's requirements for comments. There is no general-purpose method.

Typically, if the program requires that the data not start in the first column, then that usually means the first column is reserved for comments.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:42 pm    Post subject:
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What would you expect the commented line to do?
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