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Logeshwari.Bai

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:10 pm    Post subject: Convert comp to display
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Hi,

My requirement is converting the comp variable to a display variable and then update into a table.

Thanks in advance.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2014 5:38 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Convert comp to display
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This is a simple COBOL MOVE statement, unless for some reason, you need to preserve the COMP value as-is.

For example -

If the COMP value in a fullword were X'00000040' (decimal 64), do you need to preserve this, so that the target field were C'00000040', as an 8-Byte Display value?

Enquiring minds want to know....
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 4:41 pm    Post subject:
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what is the datatype of the table column that you are updating?
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