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naveenriaz

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:28 pm    Post subject: PL/1 - check for spaces, call COBOL program
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Hi All,

Queries:

1) How can we check for spaces in PL/1?
Blank 'b' can be used as IF VAR = 'bbbbb'
but what if i need to check for spaces in a larger variable say 50 bytes.

2) How can I call a COBOL subroutine from PL/1?


Thanks in Advance.
Naveen Riaz
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:34 pm    Post subject:
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Naveen,
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How can I call a COBOL subroutine from PL/1?

These links will help you.

Communicating between COBOL and PL/I
Calling between COBOL and PL/I
Supported Data Types between COBOL and PL/I
Sample PL/I to COBOL Applications
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 9:34 pm    Post subject:
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thanks for ur help..
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 08, 2008 10:51 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

is there any option in PL\1 which serves function similar to Keyword 'SPACE' in Cobol?

In COBOL just we can need to code:

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if VAR = space


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:27 am    Post subject:
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Hi naveenriaz,


Code:
1) How can we check for spaces in PL/1?
Blank 'b' can be used as IF VAR = 'bbbbb'
but what if i need to check for spaces in a larger variable say 50 bytes.



try to use below metioned code for this requirement

Code:
If var = (50)'b';

here [b]b[/b] means space.


thanks,
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