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What is the use of comma in Cobol

 
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manish.jaipatna

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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2009 11:54 am    Post subject: What is the use of comma in Cobol
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What is the use of comma in Cobol.
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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2009 3:52 pm    Post subject:
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This is a perfect question to answer yourself in the manuals (link at the top of the page).
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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2009 4:54 pm    Post subject:
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commas used for seperation of series of items:
like
parameters in CALL statement,
parameters in USING statement,
list of VALUES on an 88-level,
targets of a MOVE etc...

Even most of the time for edited numeric picture clause also comma is used..


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Some times I use it for punctuation. . . grin . . .
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PostPosted: Fri May 15, 2009 7:47 pm    Post subject: Reply to: What is the use of comma in Cobol
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Anuj,

OMG, don't get me started on THAT.... icon_eek.gif

In this case, it's the DECIMAL POSITION that applies, nevermind the COMMA icon_wink.gif

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Sambhaji,

Thanks a lot for the info. I was looking for those information.
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