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vyasricha

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 4:03 pm    Post subject: Putting zeros in decimal field
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Hi ,
I want to hard cord a decimal value through JCL,i am using the below card:

SORT FIELDS=COPY
OUTFIL OUTREC=(1,281,X'000000000000000C',X'000000000000000C',
X'000000000000000C')

282 - 289 , 8 bytes ,S9(13)V99
290-297 , 8 bytes ,S9(13)V99
298-305 , 8 bytes ,S9(13)VA99

but if i am using the above sysin it is giving 0 at 282,290,298 position but i want 0.00 , 0.00,0.00 .
i tried using edit

OUTFIL OUTROCK=(1,281,X'000000000000000C',8,PD,
EDIT=(STTTTTT.TT),SIGNS=(+,-,,),
but i am getting syntax error . please suggest !
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Putting zeros in decimal field
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Quote:
S9(13)V99


according to the picture the decimal separator is virtual
so You have no reason to complain
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 4:25 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Putting zeros in decimal field
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As enrico says, your V (and I'm assuming the VA is a typo, A is an alphabetic character) is an implied decimal place only.

Packed-decimals cannot contain actual decimal points, commas, currency symbols or anything. If you put them in, you'll get S0C7 when you use the fields.
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vyasricha

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Putting zeros in decimal field
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Ok , thanks for the help !
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:16 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

So, how have you chosen to implement?
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