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Clarification in display statement: FTW UPON SYSOUT

 
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kbmkris

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2007 3:00 pm    Post subject: Clarification in display statement: FTW UPON SYSOUT
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hi,

Code:
DISPLAY ' ERROR STATUS= ' FTW UPON SYSOUT.


Can anyone of you let me know what the above display statement will do?

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Bala
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2007 3:34 pm    Post subject:
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It simply means that the message will be written to SYSOUT, instead to the default system's logical output device.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2007 3:35 pm    Post subject:
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It will display the literal ' ERROR STATUS= ' and the value of the variable FTW on SYSOUT.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2007 3:37 pm    Post subject:
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hi,

Thanks for your reply. What is meant by FTW?

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2007 3:46 pm    Post subject:
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FTW may mean something to the original programmer, but it is just a dataname.....
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2007 6:05 pm    Post subject:
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Search the program for a variable named FTW.

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