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Find paragraph names in a cobol program via rexx

 
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anirudh1985
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:23 pm    Post subject: Find paragraph names in a cobol program via rexx
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how do you find paragraph names in a cobol program via rexx.My requirement is the rexx program should list all the paragraph names present in the cobol program
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:30 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Read the program skipping everything until PROCEDURE DIVISION is reached.

Continue reading, skipping all comments.

If there is code in the A-margin, it is a line you want (this will be paragraphs and sections).

There may be more considerations, but that should get you started.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:31 pm    Post subject: Reply to: finding pragraph names
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I do not speak cobolese...

how do You identify a paragraph in a cobol program ??
... if You can express it in words then it can be coded in rexx
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:32 pm    Post subject:
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not a comment
starts in area A
ends in period. depends if you are using atiqated paragraphing or sectioning.

or

use the map/xref in the compiler listing.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply to: finding pragraph names
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thanks for the info,
I' ll try to post a sample in the afternoon
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply to: finding pragraph names
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starts in area A

You cannot use cobol terms to explain something to people that do not understand cobol.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:02 pm    Post subject: Reply to: finding pragraph names
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don' t worry Pedro...
I am not that dumb icon_biggrin.gif
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 1:33 am    Post subject: Reply to: finding pragraph names
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Quote:
I am not that dumb

Apparently, I am.
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