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Relocating the record pointer in a sequential file


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Murari

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 29, 2004 12:27 am
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Hi Can anyone help in answering this..
Iam accessing a SEQUENTIAL file..i reached some nth record and now i wish to go to 1st record without closing & opening the file. Is that possible.
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mmwife

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 29, 2004 10:08 am
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Hi Murari,

Not in COBOL. If you'd like to explain why you want to do that there may be a "workaround" to accomplish what you need.

Regards, Jack.
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