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Difference b/w Zeroes, Spaces and Low-values

 
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cmohanraj

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2005 10:52 pm    Post subject: Difference b/w Zeroes, Spaces and Low-values
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i want to know whether moving os to a numeric data and moving spaces to a alphanumeric data and initializing numeric and alphanumeric data are same.
in that case what is the difference b/w zeros spaces and lowvalues
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2005 3:31 pm    Post subject:
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They are differed by collating sequence.
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anuradha

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2005 3:32 pm    Post subject: Hi Mohan,
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Though i dont know much about this, i have something to share with you. Initialising the numeric variable is same as moving zeroes and same with the alphanumerics. But initialising the variable will cost more. In one of our maintenance tasks our client requested us to change the initialize statement to 'move zeroes' as it is costing more.

Someone can correct me if iam wrong or add on to my information.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2005 5:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Difference b/w Zeroes, Spaces and Low-values
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INITIALIZE Id-1

1. If the Id-1 is numeric Variable then Zeroes are assigned to it
2. If the Id-1 is AlphaNumeric or alphabetic then spaces will assigned to the Identifier.

I hope this info will clear ur doubt

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-VayunandanRao-
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