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vbhat

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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2005 11:53 am    Post subject: What is the maximum amount of characters that i can pass fro
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What is the maximum amount of characters that i can pass from JCL to COBOL using SYSIN DD *?

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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2005 3:32 pm    Post subject: Re: What is the maximum amount of characters that i can pass
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PostPosted: Wed May 18, 2005 9:21 am    Post subject: Re: What is the maximum amount of characters that i can pass
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Hi Vbhat,

There is no limit to the amount of data which you pass through insteam data to a pgm but if you are passing data from PARM parameter then you can pass a max of 200 char through it.

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PostPosted: Wed May 18, 2005 9:52 am    Post subject: Re: What is the maximum amount of characters that i can pass
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Regarding this passing character through PARM .I found from the book that we can pass 100 only.But according to Shinjini's statement its 200 so let me know which one should consider.
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PostPosted: Wed May 18, 2005 10:01 am    Post subject:
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Hi Karuna,
I agree with you that the limit for passing characters from PARM is 100 and not 200.
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