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COBOL numeric data limitation to 18 digits

 
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poshabrar

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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2007 5:31 pm    Post subject: COBOL numeric data limitation to 18 digits
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As we know that DB2 supports an entity of length of upto 64 numeric digits but cobol restricts the length of a numeric variable to 18 digits, Can any one suggest as to how to move a DB2 entity defined as DECIMAL(25,8) into COBOL.
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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2007 6:34 pm    Post subject:
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search on ARITH=EXTEND compiler option, maybe that will help.
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