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Hexadecimal value to displayable numeric field

 
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:56 pm    Post subject: Hexadecimal value to displayable numeric field
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I have a field in a cobol program WS-FIELD defined as PIC X(02). The content is in hexadecimal say X'1E23'
How can I convert this value to displayable numeric field?

Thanks,Shamik.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:22 pm    Post subject:
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Use REDEFINE to overly PIC S9(04) COMP and display the COMP field. Or, move the COMP file to a PIC S9(04) SIGN LEADING SEPARATE field and use it.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Hexadecimal
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The following method retains the converted value(s) -

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?p=115071&highlight=#115071

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