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Moving table data to a single line

 
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Nirav721

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 8:48 pm    Post subject: Moving table data to a single line
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Hi,

I have a table built with this:

01 TRN-UPD-TABLE.
05 MOD-UPD-TRN-RECORD OCCURS 100 TIMES INDEXED BY
MOD-UPD-TRN-INDEX.
10 TAB-MOD-UPD-TRN PIC X(4).

Now, what I would like to do is, read the contents of this table, one by one until 'spaces' is encountered..and when I am reading this, I would like to move its contents to an output line which can hold up to 5 of the items from this table (my output area designated for this is twenty bytes...)

Any thoughts?

Thanks!!
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martin9

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 9:06 pm    Post subject:
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Hy Nirav721,

define an output area which is 20 bytes long (char)
when you encounter an index item which is equal 'spaces'
move TRN-UPD-TABLE to the newly defined output area,
that's all.
maybe you can solve this in any other way also...

regards,
martin9
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Nirav721

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:15 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Moving table data to a single line
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Hi Martin,

Thanks a lot..that is working!!
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Escapa

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 1:59 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Nirav,
You can also use redefine clause for this.
Code:

01 MOD-UPD.                                                   
   02 TRN-UPD-TABLE.                                         
      05 MOD-UPD-TRN-RECORD OCCURS 100 TIMES INDEXED BY       
             MOD-UPD-TRN-INDEX.                               
       10 TAB-MOD-UPD-TRN PIC X(4).                           
   02 REDEF REDEFINES TRN-UPD-TABLE PIC X(20) OCCURS 20 TIMES.

Here you can use REDEF for your output icon_smile.gif
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