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Possible Data types in PL/I

 
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Alexis Sebastian

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:46 pm    Post subject: Possible Data types in PL/I
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H All,

I am new to PL/I. I would like to know the different data types we can use to declare the variables.

Can any one suggest me to get some good manuals or links to start understanding about PL/I?

Thanks in advance!!!
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 1:01 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Alex,

I am giving the information based on my understandings.

For Numeric data:

1. FIXED DECIMAL
2. FIXED BINARY
3. FLOAT DECIMAL
4. FLOAT BINARY

For Character data:

1. CHAR or CHARACTER

For BIT data:

1. BIT

These are the elimentary data types available in PL/I.

Let me know if you need more information.

Please correct me if I am wrong.

Thanks,
Sati
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Gnanas N

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 1:08 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Possible Data types in PL/I
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Hi,

For Enterprise PL/I:
http://www-01.ibm.com/software/awdtools/pli/plizos/library/

For PL/I:
http://www-01.ibm.com/software/awdtools/pli/plimvs/library/?S_CMP=rnav
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:36 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

At the top of the page is a link to "IBM Manuals". The PL/I Language Reference and the Programming Guide are available there. . .
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Alexis Sebastian

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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2010 6:35 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks everyone. You people are really helpful.

Your suggestions are valuable. I started reading the manuals now.
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