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mahi

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:30 pm    Post subject: Declare the variable with 88 level
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Hi...

IN my detail ercord I have a record type field and some other fields.
in working storage I have declared.

05 sw-hdr-type-ldc pic x.
88 hdr-type-ldc value '1'.
05 ldc-name
05 ldc-cntr

So while writing the output record Is it required to move '1' to the sw-hdr-type-ldc field. Or I can write it directly as i have given the value in the 88 clause.

What is the value if we declare the variable with 88 level as above.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Declare the variable with 88 level
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mahi,

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So while writing the output record Is it required to move '1' to the sw-hdr-type-ldc field


You can do either of these

- Move '1' to the 05 level field
- Set the 88 level variable to TRUE

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What is the value if we declare the variable with 88 level as above.


It will have the initialized value before you move anything to that field.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 3:20 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you Auru...

It wont contain the value '1' unless we move the value to it eventhough we are giving the value in the 88 level...Am I right?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Declare the variable with 88 level
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Mahi,

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It wont contain the value '1' unless we move the value to it eventhough we are giving the value in the 88 level...Am I right?


Yep, you are correct.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:14 pm    Post subject:
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An 88 level is a conditional check. You don't give a value in an 88 level, you specify the value(s) for which the condition is true. For example,
Code:
88  TEST-SWITCH  VALUE 10 THRU 19.
is valid and TEST-SWITCH will be TRUE any time the variable value is in the range 10 through 19; less than 10 or greater than 19 and TEST-SWITCH is FALSE.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Declare the variable with 88 level
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Hi,

You can declare the field in the following way.


Code:

05 sw-hdr-type-ldc pic x value '1'.
88 hdr-type-ldc value '<some other value>'.


if declared as such, the 05 field will have the value '1' by default and when you set hdr-type-ldc to true, the value in it will be moved to the 05 field.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:57 pm    Post subject: Evaluate clause
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Code:
01  WS-DRADDR-ST                PIC X(02) VALUE SPACES.       
    88 INVALID-ST               VALUE '  '.                                       --two spaces     
    88 VALID-ST                 VALUE  'WA', 'OR', 'NV' ,'CA' ,
          'UT', 'AZ', 'MT', 'WY', 'CO', 'NM', 'ND', 'SD', 'NE',
          'KS', 'OK', 'TX', 'MN', 'IA', 'MO', 'AR', 'LA', 'WI',
          'IL', 'MS', 'MI', 'IN', 'KY', 'TN', 'AL', 'OH', 'WV',
          'VT', 'NY', 'PA', 'VA', 'NC', 'SC', 'GA', 'FL', 'NB',
          'ME', 'CT', 'DE', 'MD', 'PE', 'NS', 'NH', 'MA', 'RI',
          'ID', 'NJ'.                                         


Can I use the Evaluate clause directly as follows?
Code:
EVALUATE WS-DRADDR-ST                       
     WHEN VALID-ST                     
         CONTINUE                     
    WHEN INVALID-ST                   
         MOVE 'ZZ'       TO DRADDR-ST
    WHEN OTHER                       
         MOVE 'ZZ'       TO DRADDR-ST
    END-EVALUATE.                         
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:02 pm    Post subject:
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You can.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Evaluate clause
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It might be simpler with
Code:
EVALUATE WS-DRADDR-ST                       
     WHEN VALID-ST                     
         CONTINUE                     
    WHEN OTHER                       
         MOVE 'ZZ'       TO DRADDR-ST
    END-EVALUATE.                         
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