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How do I define a Signed Comp-3 field in Quikjob?

 
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garimasrivastava

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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 1:36 pm    Post subject: How do I define a Signed Comp-3 field in Quikjob?
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In the manuals, it is mentioned to use a '-P' for comp-3 fields but does it take care of the sign as well? If not, what should be the definition of Signed Comp-3 field?
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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 7:44 pm    Post subject:
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Hello Garima and welcome to the forums,

While i'm not familiar with quickjob, every product i've used that supports packed-decimal (comp-3) data takes care of the sign. Packed-decimal data is pretty much worthless without the sign. . .

I'd suggest you look at the product documentation (which is available for free from CA support if your organization is licensed to use the product.
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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 7:55 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks Dick. I tried with the definition -P alongwith in the Quikjob for a field to write a file. It is not working as expected.
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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2008 9:12 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

If you post your jcl & code, sample input data, what you want for output from that data, and what you are actually getting, we may be able to offer suggestions.
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