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nadeemahmed
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2008 11:10 pm    Post subject: Way to check the End-of-file
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My program is fetching records from a KSDS file(access sequential), so to check for end of file i have used READ FILE AT END MOVE 1 to WS-EOF(9(1) declared in WS-SECTION)..then i put this read in a loop say PERFORM until WS-EOF is 1..I would like to know if there is an easier way using which we could directly chk for end of file rather than moving a value when end of file is reached etc etc..
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2008 11:20 pm    Post subject:
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Hello nadeemahmed and welcome to the forums,

The READ. . .AT END is an easy way to detect EOF. . .

How would you prefer it work?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2008 4:09 am    Post subject:
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Or, PERFORM until the filestatus indicates EOF.....
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:30 pm    Post subject:
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Or, PERFORM until the filestatus indicates EOF.....

I would like to add to what Bill has already told.
SELECT FileA ASSIGN TO INFILE
FILE STATUS IS WS-Status.

Declare WS-STATUS in working storage and after read statement check
IF WS-Status = '10'
blah..
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:09 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks for all ya reply guys..was helpful..this forum rocks..
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Way to check the End-of-file
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