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Pallavi_khopkar

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:47 am    Post subject: Reading COMP variables from a flat file
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Hi,

How do I read COMP variables from a flat file? I know that we can read COMP-3 variables using 'hex on'. Do we have something similar for COMP variables?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:21 pm    Post subject:
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Your question is not clear.

Do you want to ISPF Edit/Browse/View the COMP data from a flat file ? or
Do you want to read COMP field with in a COBOL program?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:30 pm    Post subject:
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we are not clear with ur question could u be clear
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Reading COMP variables from a flat file
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Sorry about that.
I want to ISPF browse COMP data from a flat file.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Reading COMP variables from a flat file
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Pallavi_khopkar wrote:
How do I read COMP variables from a flat file? I know that we can read COMP-3 variables using 'hex on'. Do we have something similar for COMP variables?
'hex on' will show COMP values just as it does COMP-3 values.
Example 2 byte field with a value of 10 in COMP-3:
..
00
1C
and the same in COMP:
..
00
0A
Do you understand?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Reading COMP variables from a flat file
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Got it! Thanks.
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Remember that the Windows calculator scientific mode can convert bases 2, 8, 10, and 16.
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