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nehrujee

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 11:16 pm    Post subject: How to handle PL1 group variable
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Hi,

I am migrating Cobol programs to PL1. I have structure mentioned below
DCL 1 A,
2 B CHAR(40),
2 C CHAR(40),
2 TEST,
3 FILLER CHAR(01) INIT(' '),
3 TEMPVAR CHAR(40);

The TEST is used directly in COBOL has given below but in PL1, group variable cant be used directly.it throws error.

INSPECT TEST REPLACING
ALL "STRA " BY "STR "
ALL " UNTERER " BY " UNT ".

Can anyone help me regard this? How Can i handle group variables in PL1.

Regards
Nehru
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Bill O'Boyle

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:56 am    Post subject: Reply to: How to handle PL1 group variable
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Review the PL/I Builtin Function "TRANSLATE".

Click on the following link -

http://www.ibmmainframes.com/manuals.php

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