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How to Use Pound Sign '£' in Cobol Program

 
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chinnarajr

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:34 pm    Post subject: How to Use Pound Sign '£' in Cobol Program
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hi,

I have used the pound sign '£' inside cobol program.
But when it is written to output file , it is not getting displayed.
Even i am not able to see when i used in DISPLAY statement.

Please help me to resolve and provide sample code using this as soon as possible.

Thanks
Chinna.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to Use Pound Sign '£' in Cobol Program
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'£' is represented in hex by X'B1'.
So try following code


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MOVE X'B1'                 TO VARIABLE
DISPLAY VARIABLE


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:51 pm    Post subject:
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I'd guess that the codepage in effect when you try to display it does not have it.....
Does the correct value show when you display with hex on?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 4:01 pm    Post subject: Pound Symbol Display
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Hi CICS guy,

yes. it got displayed as B1 in hex on mode in output file.

thanks
chinna
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 1:34 pm    Post subject: Refresh
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2007 6:19 pm    Post subject:
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Mostly £ is used to dispay for Amount Filed (in Euro).
If u want to display as 123£ in the report,
First defined amt vaiable s9(9)
Then Defined filler after amt field with the value '£' it will be dispalyed after Amt Field.
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