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Vidya Bhama

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:07 pm    Post subject: move numeric data to alphanumeric field
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I have two inputs both going to the same destination ouput field.

05 in1 PIC ZZ.ZZZ
05 in2 PIC x(6)
05 out PIC X(10)

Move in1 to out does not work and gives me compilation error.
How can I achieve this.
thnks for the help.
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muthuvel

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:15 pm    Post subject:
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you can't acheive it as such
Quote:
05 in1 PIC ZZ.ZZZ


Try
Code:
05 in1 PIC S9(2)V9(3)


But Beware that you can't do arithmetic operation with OUT variable.
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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 5:51 pm    Post subject:
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Code:
05  IN1 PIC ZZ.ZZZ.
05  IN1-R REDEFINES IN1
         PIC X(06).
.
.
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    MOVE IN1-R TO OUT.
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