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gvt460

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2005 11:18 am    Post subject: What is meant by HIGH-VALUES in the cobol language
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I would like to know what is meant by high-values in the cobol language. I know that is figarative constant ... but what does value it contains?
For example low-values means spaces.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2005 12:12 pm    Post subject: Re: haiii
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HIGH-VALUES (the highest ASCII value the character can hold).
In contrast to Low-Value, High-Value is the
highest value in the computer's collating sequence. It
is valid only with alphanumeric fields. When compared to
any other field, High-Value is always greater. The
internal representation of High-Value in most computers
is that of all bits in a byte set to one.
High-Value is not equal to either the letter Z or the number 9 unless
those characters are the highest characters in the
computer's collating sequence.


that's it

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2005 3:37 pm    Post subject: Re: What is meant by HIGH-VALUES in the cobol language
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gvt460 wrote:

for example low-values means spaces.

No, low-values in EBCDIC are hex zeros.
High-values in EBCDIC are hex 'FF'.
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