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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 12:38 pm    Post subject: Case Sensitivity in REXX
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Hi,
I am trying to read a file which contains ID and passwords to be input to a JCL SYSIN created by the REXX. Now when I read the ID and password to a string, its converting the string to Uppercase automatically and the upper case letters are not valid. I know this is a property of REXX. Can you please let me know how can I read the string in REXX with changing the case ?

Eg : The file string contains "abcDefGH". When I read, it makes the string to "ABCDEFGH", but I need "abcCefGH". How can I do it ? Please help.

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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 12:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Case Sensitivity in REXX
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bidhucsc wrote:
Now when I read the ID and password to a string, its converting the string to Uppercase automatically and the upper case letters are not valid. I know this is a property of REXX.

You know?

Maybe you should spend a bit more time to RTFM!
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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Case Sensitivity in REXX
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Please post a runtime Trace that shows this happening.
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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 1:01 pm    Post subject:
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"EXECIO * DISKR yourfile (STEM yourstem. FINIS"

Do i =1 to yourstem.0
Call Proces_Stem_Line yourstem.i
End

Proces_Stem_Line:
Arg line

Parse Arg line line /* this is to keep mixed case */
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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 1:02 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

how are you reading it ? If you PARSE the record it will not change it to upper case.


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Hi Peter,

you are still quick even at your age icon_lol.gif


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Yes Gerry,

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Is that what your girlfriend said to you ? icon_wink.gif
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Gerry,

it is girlfriendS icon_cool.gif
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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 2:42 pm    Post subject:
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I was using PULL before to process the line. Now when I added PARSE just before PULL, it worked. Thank you all for the help.

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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 2:43 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Case Sensitivity in REXX
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and ... the whole upper/lower case shebang is clearly documented starting from here

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/Shelves/IKJ4BK90
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