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amol265

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:23 pm    Post subject: Cobol subtract
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1. I want
E = B-A
F = C-A
G= D-A

will following statement will work to achieve above.
SUBTRACT A from B C D giving E F G

2. SUBTRACT A B from C D
will above code work to achieve
C=C-( A + B )
D=D- (A+B )
Please help.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:36 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Cobol subtract
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what does the manual say ???
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:47 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

There is an "IBM Manuals" link at the top of the page. Near the top of the manuals page are COBOL Language Refereence manuals for multiple current versions of the cobol compiler.

If you find something in the manual that is not clear, post it here along with what was not clear and someone will be able to clarify.
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