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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:58 pm    Post subject: Blank variable name in Working Stogare section
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01 WS-VAR.
10 WS-VAR1 PIC X(10).
10 PIC X(20).
10 WS-VAR3 PIC X(15).


What does the blank Indiactes.Is this similar to FILLER.

Can Any one provide some information on this?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Blank variable name in Working Stogare section
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Hi,
YES. Its similiar to FILLER.
FILLER keyword is used to hold the values in the program permanently and are unaffected.It doesnot involve in any data operations like Move/Compute/SET.
Since the FILLER keyword is non-referencable ,its optional to code the keyword explicitly.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Reply to: Blank variable name in Working Stogare section
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kalpana manoharan84 wrote:
Hi,
YES. Its similiar to FILLER.
FILLER keyword is used to hold the values in the program permanently and are unaffected.It doesnot involve in any data operations like Move/Compute/SET.
Since the FILLER keyword is non-referencable ,its optional to code the keyword explicitly.



Do You menn that both are one and the same.If not what is the difference between them?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:22 pm    Post subject:
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its optional to code the keyword explicitly


you took the trouble to copy and quote what was said. why did you not read it?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:30 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Blank variable name in Working Stogare section
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Sorry Dick i did not notice that.
Thanks for the info Dick and Thank you Kalpana.
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