Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
Mixed characters not getting accepted through online screen

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CICS
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
rakeshnaredlla

New User


Joined: 04 Aug 2008
Posts: 26
Location: Hyderabad

PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 3:57 pm    Post subject: Mixed characters not getting accepted through online screen
Reply with quote

Hi,

I have converted a cobol II program to Cobol 390. The problem I am facing here is after conversion the screen is converting the lower case data entered into upper case. Before conversion it was accepting the lower case entered. The thing happening in the cobol 390 prog is the moment the data which was entered in lower case is getting received as upper case in the map field copybook. icon_rolleyes.gif . I am not able to under how this is happening.
Please let me know how to solve this issue.

Note: The Map is same for cobol II and Cobol 390.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Robert Sample

Global Moderator


Joined: 06 Jun 2008
Posts: 8165
Location: East Dubuque, Illinois, USA

PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2009 7:11 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

From the CICS Programming Guide:
Quote:
6.5.5.2 Upper case translation

CICS converts lower case input characters to upper case automatically under some circumstances. The definition of the terminal and the transaction together determine whether translation occurs.

See the UCTRAN option of the PROFILE and the TYPETERM resource definitions in the CICS Resource Definition Guide for how these specifications interact.

You can suppress this translation by using the ASIS option on your RECEIVE MAP command, except on the first RECEIVE in a task initiated by terminal input. (The first RECEIVE may be either a RECEIVE MAP (without FROM) or a terminal control RECEIVE.) CICS has already read and translated this input, and it is too late to suppress translation. (Its arrival caused the task to be invoked, as explained in "How tasks are started" in topic 3.1.2.) Consequently, ASIS is ignored entirely in pseudoconversational transaction sequences, where at most one RECEIVE MAP (without FROM) occurs per task, by definition. For the same reason, you cannot use ASIS with the FROM option (see "Formatting other input" in topic 6.5.12).
It sounds like you need to get with your CICS support group to determine how the old and new transactions are defined.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CICS All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts line 52: Name or string > 250 char... Ashishpanpaliya CLIST & REXX 5 Sat Oct 14, 2017 2:29 am
This topic is locked: you cannot edit posts or make replies. 00D3003B - time outs in DB2 when invo... chavinash2004 DB2 2 Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:39 pm
No new posts Partial color change of a field in CI... waseem0424 CICS 5 Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:56 pm
No new posts Binary to display characters Roy Ware SYNCSORT 3 Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:46 pm
No new posts RFE: DB2 support for mixed case names. Pedro DB2 0 Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:32 am

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us