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PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:16 pm    Post subject: Reference Modification in REXX
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Hi,

i need a word to be trimmed till 6 chars only.

The WORD and SUBWORD are for a whole word in REXX but i need the reference modification as in COBOL to get the desired result.

Ex:

IN COBOL-

VAR1 PIC X(18) 'IBM MAINFRAMES.COM'

VAR1(5:10) would give the 'MAINFRAMES' as output.


i need the above to be performed in REXX please help!!!!

i apologise if it silly....
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2010 3:19 pm    Post subject:
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At the top of this forum there is a sticky which goes into the TSO/REXX/ISPF manuals.

Look at the REXX reference manual and look at SUBSTR or LEFT
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Thanks for the quick response icon_smile.gif
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