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PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:29 pm    Post subject: EXTERNAL in COBOL
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Hi ,

Please find the folowing line from a COBOl program :

01 WS-UPDATE-MKR-DB1 PIC X(1) EXTERNAL.

Could u explain on the EXTERNAL clause?

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 1:28 am    Post subject: Re: EXTERNAL in COBOL
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From the COBOL MANUAL

EXTERNAL CLAUSE

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:40 am    Post subject:
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Thanks Dave , It was an useful info..
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