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pankaj.mishra@gs.com

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:10 pm    Post subject: converting lower case to upper case
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I need to convert lower case letter to upper case in my cobol program. Can any tell me how to do this. I tried function upper-case but i am getting compiler error.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:17 pm    Post subject: Case
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hi frnd,

Code:
01 Item-1 Pic x(30) Value ?Hello World!?.
01 Item-2 Pic x(30).
. . .


Quote:
Display Item-1
Display Function Upper-case(Item-1)
Display Function Lower-case(Item-1)
Move Function Upper-case(Item-1) to Item-2
Display Item-2


The code above displays the following messages on the system logical output device:
Hello World!
HELLO WORLD!
hello world!
HELLO WORLD!
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 3:22 pm    Post subject:
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same thing i tried in my program but i got compilation error. Looks like this function is compiler dependent. Please suggest me any other way if you know.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 4:32 pm    Post subject: Re: converting lower case to upper case
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try out with INSPECT CONVERTING syntax
regards,
akash
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 4:35 pm    Post subject: Re: converting lower case to upper case
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Hope this will work.
INSPECT desired-text-to-convert-into-uppercase
CONVERTING "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz"
TO "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ".

Rgds/AR
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2005 4:45 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks a lot. It works.
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