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difference between EXAMINE and INSPECT?

 
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richie_techin

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 8:06 pm    Post subject: difference between EXAMINE and INSPECT?
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hi ,

Can anyone please tell me the difference between INSPECT and EXAMINE..thanx in advance.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 8:57 pm    Post subject: Re: difference between EXAMINE and INSPECT?
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Hi richie_techin,

I don't have any of my old COBOL manuals so I cannot tell you exactly what the syntax differences are. But examine is no longer supported in the recent versions of COBOL. It was replaced by the INSPECT statement. The functionality of EXAMINE and INSPECT are generally the same.

Dave,
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2006 4:20 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Please see the syntaxes for both the verbs...you will find the differences like

there are only 3 options in EXAMINE where in you cant replace all the characters at a time but in INSPECT you can replaces and you can take the count of all the characters if you want.....and more over there is no count variable in EXAMINE but you can specify the count variable in INSPECT.....

correct me if i am wrong...

pavan
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2006 5:50 pm    Post subject:
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IN COBOL 74 EXAMINE WAS THERE

NOW AS WE ARE USING COBOL 2 , IT HAS REPLACE WITH INSPECT , SO THERE IS NO SUCH DIFFRRENCE BETWEEN EXAMINE AND INSPECT.


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