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Reading a subprogram file in mainprogram

 
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Nsuma

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 20, 2008 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reading a subprogram file in mainprogram
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Is it is possible to read the file in subprogram which is decalared and reading in main program, I mean i have a file contain 5 records, now i want display the 3 records from the main program and 2 records from the subprogram...is it is possible?....if possible what are the declarations need to take care.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 20, 2008 4:23 pm    Post subject:
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If you are using COBOL3 search for external
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No im not using COBOL3.....
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:06 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

If you would like someone here to help, you have to provide something to work with. . .
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No im not using COBOL3.....
It would have been very difficult to mention which cobol you are using? Did you look in the documentation for you version of cobol for external? If not, why not?

If you did, what did you find?

Do you still have questions or are you hoping some answer will appear as a reply here?

The single biggest factor getting help here is how well you participate.
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