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Find a string in a COBOL program using REXX

 
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Sayantan_ust

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 6:19 pm    Post subject: Find a string in a COBOL program using REXX
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Hi All,

Please tell me how to find if the string 'main' appear in any line in a COBOL program using REXX, thanks.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 6:28 pm    Post subject:
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Been requested too many times before - please use the search button at the top of the page
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2009 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply to: find a string
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You can look at one or more of these functions:

POS.

SUBSTR.

SUBWORD.

WORD.

PARSE.

LASTPOS.

As well as a standard SUPERC search.
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