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Pavankumar.m
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:58 pm    Post subject: How to initialize address location in cobol
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Hi ,

I have below field which is a pointer field and conatains adress location, can you please suggest me how to initialze below variable

05 ABC-POINTER POINTER.

Thanks and regards,
Pavan.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:16 pm    Post subject:
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Why do you want to initialize it? What do you want to initialize it to? Why not just set it and use it? Have you researched NULL in the COBOL Language Reference manual?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 11:11 pm    Post subject: Re: How to initialize address location in cobol
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Pavankumar.m wrote:
I have below field which is a pointer field and conatains adress location, can you please suggest me how to initialze below variable

05 ABC-POINTER POINTER.


Code:
SET ABC-POINTER TO NULL
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