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How to display the value of a char variable in PL1 prog?

 
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vimalprabhakaran

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:00 pm    Post subject: How to display the value of a char variable in PL1 prog?
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Hi,
I have a character variable called "PPRIRELX" in my PL1 program? How can I print the value of this variable in the program?
variable defined as below
DCL 1 PPRIRELX CHAR(33)
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Gnanas N

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 14, 2008 6:10 pm    Post subject:
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I think of these.

Code:
PUT LIST(PPRIRELX);
PUT SKIP LIST(PPRIRELX);
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Phrzby Phil

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:12 pm    Post subject:
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I recommend the PUT DATA statement (and for other uses GET DATA).

It will output <varname>=<value>, so it's labeled for you. This is a great PL/I feature.

I have used the GET DATA for non-specified-order input - any order, and very readable if your varnames are meaningful.
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