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rarvins

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:49 am    Post subject: To find one string inside another
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Hi,

Is there a function which will give you the starting position of one string inside another in COBOL. I have done this in SQL but wanted to know if there is one in COBOL. Right now I am looping for the entire string length to find out the presence. Please let me know if there is a direct string function in COBOL.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:57 am    Post subject:
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rarvins,

Try INSPECT.
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