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harsha_katkar

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 12:57 pm    Post subject: file size using filler
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how to define the working storage variable which has the size more than 88 characters?
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:04 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Show us how are you expecting exactly? Give us requiremnt in detail.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:32 pm    Post subject: Reply to: file size using filler
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Declare it as a group variable eg..

01 main.
05 a pic x(88).
05 b pic x(12).
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:09 pm    Post subject:
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You don't need to do that... I have defined variables up to 10 million places and not had any problems.


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01 WS-BIGVAR     PIC X(10000000).
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:54 am    Post subject:
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Hi Harsha,

The link below compares some of the compiler limits. It can get a little murky trying to understand some of the details, but it's helpful:


http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/pdthelp/v1r1/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.entcobol4.doc/igym1api.htm
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