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How many register are there in cobol

 
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naveensri2005
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:20 pm    Post subject: How many register are there in cobol
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hi guys,

How many register r there in Cobol? what r there? Explain Each?



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:49 am    Post subject: Re: How many register are there in cobol
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Hi,
TALLY register is the one I know.
Example:
EXAMINE X TALLYING FOR ALL 'A'.
If X's value is "ABACUS",then TALLY register's value is 2,as there are two A's in ABACUS.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 10:57 am    Post subject: Re: How many register are there in cobol
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Hi ,

As per My knowledge

There are Two registers i know
1) TALLY Register
2) INDEX Register


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 2:46 pm    Post subject:
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In COBOL, one more register is there. That is RETURN-CODE register.
Using this only We can pass the return code to the JCL.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2005 7:31 pm    Post subject:
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Please let me know the syntax/example for INDEX register.
Thanks in advance!
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 07, 2005 7:19 pm    Post subject: Re: How many register are there in cobol
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i think v hav 4.

length
index
return-code
tally
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:08 am    Post subject:
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hi
search is also one register,in string comnds replacing is also one register and
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 11:38 am    Post subject:
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Hi,
I don't think,length,index,search and replacing are registers.
Tallying,return-code,when-compiled,time-of-day and current-date are registers. Do correct me on my mistake(s).
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2005 7:30 am    Post subject:
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special registers are listed here

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/igy3lr30/1.3.8?ACTION=MATCHES&REQUEST=register&TYPE=FUZZY&SHELF=&DT=20050714120224&CASE=&searchTopic=TOPIC&searchText=TEXT&searchIndex=INDEX&rank=RANK&ScrollTOP=FIRSTHIT#FIRSTHIT

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