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whats meaning of F indicator?

 
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sankarrajan

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 5:46 pm    Post subject: whats meaning of F indicator?
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hi,

when i opened the file with hex on option , i am seeing value like this

09999
9999F

can anybody tell me what is F indicates?
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khamarutheen

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 6:13 pm    Post subject: try
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hi sankar,
F indicates the no 6 in positive na . check it i m not clear. what is this 09999??? if there is any error it will be in 2 digit only na?? doubted check it
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mmwife

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2005 4:24 am    Post subject:
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You displayed an "unsigned" (positive is the default for this) nine digit packed decimal number with a value of 099999999.

It takes 5 bytes to represent 9 digits and the sign.

Why does an unsigned number have a sign? Don't ask. icon_sad.gif

It's probably the absolute value.

The signs are represented as:

C or F - Positive
D - Negative

There used to be other Positive signs, but they aren't used anymore.
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sankarrajan

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2005 11:36 am    Post subject: Re: whats meaning of F indicator?
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thx for the info.

can you tell me what are the possible indicators?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2005 4:01 am    Post subject:
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They're what I showed at the end of my post. For e.g. your:
Code:

09999 can look like  09999  or if it were neg  09999
9999F                9999C                     9999D 
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