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Is it possible to get the data size in the Variable

 
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kvivek

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2005 8:42 pm    Post subject: Is it possible to get the data size in the Variable
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Hi,

Is it possible to identify the exact size of the data(Excluding trailing spaces) ?

For example:
Var1 pic x(300).
Move 'Testing' To Var1
Length of Var1 returns 300

I would like to get the size of the data part alone (i.e size of 'Testing' alone)

Thanks,
Vivek
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priya

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 12:42 am    Post subject:
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It will move trailing spaces too...
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mdtendulkar

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 2:17 am    Post subject:
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kvivek,

Use INSPECT command to get the field length

Go through following link for more details

INSPECT STATEMENT

Hope this helps

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Mayuresh
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