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Gursharan Khalsa

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2008 3:55 pm    Post subject: Move numeric field to an alphanumeric field
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i want to move numeric field to an alphanumeric fiedl, but i should be right-justified.can anyone help

i want to move -(9).99 to x(11) but right justified.
its urgent.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2008 3:58 pm    Post subject:
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i want to move -(9).99 to x(11) but right justified
You have almost answered your own question. icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2008 5:59 pm    Post subject:
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What does the COBOL Language Reference manual tell you?
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 06, 2008 9:37 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Gursharan Khalsa,

You're not going to trick me again! icon_smile.gif The receiving field s/b 12 bytes to avoid losing the low order digit of the sending field.

The sending field s/b already in "right just" format, so a simple move should do it.
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