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Packed value in OUTREC field.

 
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arvind.m

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:23 pm    Post subject: Packed value in OUTREC field.
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Hi
I need to modify a packed decimal value to 20 for all the records.

Cobol decleration:
Code:

QST-AMT         PIC S9(07)V99 COMP-3


I did write a sort card with outrec
Code:

SORT FIELDS=(1,9,CH,A)
OUTREC FIELDS=(1,128,129:X'02000C',132,69)


Is the hex representation value of 20 correct?
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Akatsukami

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Packed value in OUTREC field.
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arvind.m wrote:
Is the hex representation value of 20 correct?

Yes, it is.
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gcicchet

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 5:35 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

Code:
QST-AMT         PIC S9(07)V99 COMP-3


Doesn't this occupy 5 bytes ?


Gerry
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Werner Spreeuwenberg

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Packed value in OUTREC field.
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Yes it does.

PIC S9(07)V99 COMP-3 =
Code:
[99]  [99]  [99]  [99]  [9S]
 12    34    56    7,1   2C

The comma is imaginary and S is for the sign (C or D).
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