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iknow

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2005 10:04 pm    Post subject: Opening a file in EXTEND mode???
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Hi folks,

I come across a COBOL statement where it says
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OPEN EXTEND EMP-FILE


What this code does? I need a quick reply.
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2005 10:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Opening a file in EXTEND mode???
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A file is opened in EXTEND mode, when you want to append the data in the file keeping present data safe.

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Priyesh.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2005 10:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Opening a file in EXTEND mode???
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http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/IGYA1100/4.2.6?DT=19920601163437
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2005 10:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Opening a file in EXTEND mode???
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Thanks Superk and Priyesh for your response.
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