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How to get value of first 4 bytes of file record format VB.

 
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mukulbit

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:12 pm    Post subject: How to get value of first 4 bytes of file record format VB.
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Hi all,
This is my first query in this fourm. If record format of a file is VB then what it stores in first 4 bytes. can we get value of those 4 bytes using COBOL program?
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:38 pm    Post subject: Re: How to get value of first 4 bytes of file record format
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See this previous topic.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:49 pm    Post subject:
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As far as I can tell, the FM says that "These control fields in the buffer are not available for you to use in your program."

Is there an echo in here?
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