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sanjida

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2008 7:01 am    Post subject: ON COBOL PIC CLAUSE
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can we decalare a variable in cobol like this::

01 XX pic -9(12).9(2)

whats it??
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2008 8:07 am    Post subject:
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Why not try it and move a negative and then a positive number to it and then display it and let us know what happens?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2008 6:35 pm    Post subject:
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Hi SSS,

It's called a numeric edited field and has some restrictions on its use. A good idea is to check the manuals accessible from the top of the screen.
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