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What is the use of special names in cobol

 
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knpk_prem

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2005 12:50 pm    Post subject: What is the use of special names in cobol
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what is the use of special names in cobol , explain me with examples..
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2005 5:59 pm    Post subject: Re: spcial names....
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This is the rare things used in cobol. But it has special purposes only. let us take example. Almost all cobol program process only USD by default, but if i want to process other than USD, then we have defined in Special Names.


Syntax: Special-names is Rs.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 1:53 am    Post subject: Re: spcial names....
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i'm not understood about special names in COBOL pls explain about what is special Names in COBOL?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 2:46 am    Post subject:
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knpk_prem / atpcdraj,

Go through the following link for more details

COBOL Language Reference

Search on Page 126

Hope this helps,

Regards
Mayuresh
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