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janmejay
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 11:28 am    Post subject: String in Cobol
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Hello
I have reqmt like move only numeric part to a variable from a string


newyork405567
australia1234566
india908766
sri lanka8900000

so for first string it will extract only 405567 and moved to variable,same for other strings.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 1:54 pm    Post subject:
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And how did you do it?
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How about checking each byte value against 0-9 and move if true else skip till end of field or space? Also observed that the subject line is contradicting what you want.
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Will there be any numerics within the "text" part of the string? If so, are these to be extracted as well? If they exist and are not to be extracted then Rohit's solution would not work. Surely you can work out the logic to find the first and last digit so that you can then extract the numerics? As Peter Holland wrote - what have you tried?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:11 pm    Post subject:
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Nic Clouston wrote:
As Peter Holland wrote - what have you tried?

"I tried posting here, as doing something myself might be putting to much stress on my grey cell - being alone is already bad enough!"
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:27 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

If there is not going to be any numeric in text part, then u can check at what instance of length you are getting first numeric and then use reference modification

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:17 pm    Post subject: Reply to: String in Cobol
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Hi Jan,
Please try using the function NUMVAL-C.
Code:

            MOVE FUNCTION(NUMVAL-C(WS-STR)) TO WS-STR1.
         


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Murali

How is that going to drop the alpha characters? Numval-c works on numeric data with a possible currency sign and editing characters.
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