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Comparing a field with low or high values

 
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deesun

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:42 pm    Post subject: Comparing a field with low or high values
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need to Cobol equivalent in SQL

See the below code


Min-num Pic x.
Max-num Pic x.
record1 pic x

Procedure-division.
Move Low-values values to min-num
Move High values to MAX-NUM

If record1 is GE Min-num and LE Max-num
Calculate total.



assume that record1 has a value 'A' and now in this case what will happen for the above comparision???? what will be min-num ,max num and will total be calulated
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William Thompson

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:19 pm    Post subject:
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Min-num = X'00'
A = X'C1'
Max-num = X'FF'

"total" will always be calculated............
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:25 pm    Post subject: Another question
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Thanks

what would happen if the value of record1 is spaces for the above condition
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:31 pm    Post subject:
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also please let me know what will happen for the below condition


Min-num Pic x.
Max-num Pic x.
record1 pic x

Procedure-division.
Move Spaces to min-num
Move Spaces to MAX-NUM

If record1 is GE Min-num and LE Max-num
Calculate total.


assume that record1 has a value 'A' and now in this case what will happen for the above comparision???? what will be min-num ,max num and will total be calulated
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:04 pm    Post subject:
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deesun wrote:
what would happen if the value of record1 is spaces for the above condition
A = X'40'
What part of greater than or equal to the lowest possible value and less than or equal to the greatest possible value do you not understand?
William Thompson wrote:
"total" will always be calculated............
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:07 pm    Post subject:
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Min-num = X'40'
A = X'C1'
Max-num = X'40'

"total" will only be calculated when record1 contains a space......
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 8:10 pm    Post subject:
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THanks
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