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Abend with COBOL Redefine Clause

 
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sudhakar_lendave

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:00 pm    Post subject: Abend with COBOL Redefine Clause
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Following is the my code which abending.
Can you please tell me why it happening.

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01  WS-ERROR-SECTION       PIC X(02)      VALUE SPACES.
01  FILLER REDEFINES WS-ERROR-SECTION.                 
    05  WS-ADD-SPACE       PIC 9(01).                 
    05  WS-TOTAL           PIC 9(01).
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ADD WS-ADD-SPACE TO WS-TOTAL.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:02 pm    Post subject:
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Because X'40' is not a valid number.....Why are you trying to add a space to the total?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:14 pm    Post subject: Hi....
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Hi....


You already passed the spaces in to 'X' variable, and in the PROCEDURE DIVISION you are adding Spaces and the numeric variable, Its an DATA EXCEPTION... you might be getting SOC7 as abend...

You cannot add spaces and numerals.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:17 pm    Post subject:
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Vasanth,

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in the PROCEDURE DIVISION you are adding Spaces and the numeric variable

Numeric variables are redefines of PIC X variable. Can you tell where he is adding numeric and non-numeric data?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Abend with COBOL Redefine Clause
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in the PROCEDURE DIVISION you are adding Spaces and the numeric variable


He is not adding spaces to numerals, but doing a numeric operation on a field which has spaces.
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martin9

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:34 pm    Post subject:
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Hy,

before computing, pls make sure the WS-ADD-SPACE contains a legal numeric value. the negativ impact you know already... :-)

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hemanth.nandas

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:36 pm    Post subject:
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Hi All,

Quote:
01 WS-ERROR-SECTION PIC X(02) VALUE SPACES.
01 FILLER REDEFINES WS-ERROR-SECTION.
05 WS-ADD-SPACE PIC 9(01).
05 WS-TOTAL PIC 9(01).
.
.
..


ADD WS-ADD-SPACE TO WS-TOTAL.


Before doing arthematic operation on it,
Do initialize WS-ADD-SPACE, WS-TOTAL,
I mean,

Code:
MOVE ZERO TO WS-ADD-SPACE
                                   WS-TOTAL.



Then Move your values into those variable, perform arthematic operation.

Code:
MOVE 2 T0 WS-ADD-SPACE.
MOVE 1 TO WS-TOTAL.

ADD WS-ADD-SPACE TO WS-TOTAL.


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