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ziddiguy

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:32 pm    Post subject: DISPLAY output vertically
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Hi Guys,

Could someone tell me how can I display output in cobol vertically

e.g.
Name Pic X(4) value "TEST"


Output :-
T
E
S
T

How can i display above output
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Bill O'Boyle

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:53 pm    Post subject: Re: DISPLAY output vertically
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Code:

03  WS-SUB  PIC 9(04) BINARY.
03  WS-NAME PIC X(04) VALUE 'TEST'.

PERFORM VARYING WS-SUB FROM 1 BY 1
    UNTIL WS-SUB > LENGTH OF WS-NAME
         DISPLAY WS-NAME (WS-SUB:1)
END-PERFORM.

I hope this is only an exercise or homework assignment. icon_wink.gif

Regards,

Bill
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