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Difference in ZERO/ZEROS/ZEROES

 
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corsa

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 4:31 pm    Post subject: Difference in ZERO/ZEROS/ZEROES
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Can anyone please help me in knowing the purpose of ZERO/ZEROS/ZEROES. And anydifference is there among them ???
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Rupesh.Kothari

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2005 5:05 pm    Post subject: Re: Difference in ZERO/ZEROS/ZEROES
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Hi,

ZERO is generally use ti move single zero vales i.e the field length is 1

ZEROS/ZEROES both are same and use to move more than one zero in field

Correct me if I am wrong

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Rupesh
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:08 pm    Post subject:
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:49 am    Post subject:
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The only difference is spelling. Otherwise, they are identical.

Each will move/add/etc. as many xeros as needed.

ZERO can be used (but is not required) to make the COBOL stmt sound (read) grammatically correct if the field is only 1 position long.
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