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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 1:23 pm    Post subject: Converting hex data to char
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Hi,

I have hex data in a PIc X(50) field and its causing some problem with some external printing software of the client.

Is there a way to convert hex data to char using cobol ?

I tried to use
INSPECT STRING1 CONVERTING X'15' TO X'40'.
but it didn't work.

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Ranjit
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:09 pm    Post subject:
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INSPECT STRING1 REPLACING X'15' BY X'40'. did work.

previously it did not work because of my stupid mistake. I should have used INSPECT twice in the program as data from 2 strings was populated in the final variable depending on condition and I inspected only 1 string.


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