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harry

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 12:07 pm    Post subject: Problem with the change in the data type.
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Hi All,

Could you please help me to find out the solution of the following problem?

I have one field which is declared as S9(9) COMP,BUT now the declaration has been changed to PACKED-DECIMAL(3,4) so i want to know whether both the fields are compatible. If no then how the truncation will happen.

And how come i avoid this problem.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 1:49 pm    Post subject:
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I believe by packed decimal you mean 9(03)V99 COMP-3.
if you try to move S9(09) comp to 9(03)V99 then truncation will occur..(Obviously icon_smile.gif )
How?
Suppose in sending field you have 999999999
and when you move it to receiveng field (Comp3)
It will have value 99.00. (which is not acceptable )

You can declare your variable S9(09)V99 comp-3, if you must use packed decimal.. icon_smile.gif
If this is not what you wanted, give us some more details.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 1:55 pm    Post subject:
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It will have value 99.00. (which is not acceptable )

Instead read 999.00
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 2:03 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Sagar,

Thanks for your reply!!

My requirement is to move S9(03)V9(04) COMP-3 TO S9(9) COMP.

Could you please let me know how this will behave by giving any ex.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 2:55 pm    Post subject:
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Rule:
Numbers are right justified and alphanumeric fields are left justified.

move S9(03)V9(04) COMP-3 TO S9(9) COMP.

You will lose 9(04) part in the moved variable.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:02 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks!!
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