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usharaniA

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:11 pm    Post subject: compare data in rexx
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Hi,
I want to compare two datas ,
data1=5.00
data2=5.0
I have used the compare build in function, but the result was a mismatch,
is there any build in function to compare only the actual values or else any other mean to solve this
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:26 pm    Post subject:
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Have you tried ...........................

IF DATA1 = DATA2
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:36 pm    Post subject:
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thanks a lot.
I hav tried it, its working
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:43 pm    Post subject:
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why not try
IF data1 = data2
then
else
if data1 < data2
then
else
if data1 = data2
then
end
end
end

what was the mismatch? that you are talking about?
the compare built-in function returns a zero of the strings are identical
otherwise you get the offset of the first offending char.

in an IF Data1 = Data2 are considered equal.

in an IF Data1 == Data2 are considered not equal.

maybe you want 'strict comparision operator'.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 5:06 pm    Post subject:
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Or you could have used the pad character in the compare statement.


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maybe you want 'strict comparision operator'.

Or maybe the super deluxe dominatrix comparison operator icon_pray.gif
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