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Martylin

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:18 am
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I've been writing PL/I for a few months, but I still don't know what is meaning of the number in dcl.

Is there any document explain that?
I can't find it in ibm4pg03_Programming_Guide.pdf

DCL
 1 GWK_ORDER,
  5 NAME CHAR(8) INIT(''),
  5 OPR CHAR(2) INIT(''),
  5 VALUE,
   10 CDH1 CHAR(12) INIT(''),
   10 CDH2 FIXED DEC(3) INIT(0),
  5 END_FLG CHAR(1) INIT('');
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:43 am
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The Language Reference manual is where you SHOULD be looking. If you look at the V5.1 manual, try the DECLARE statement on page 160.
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Martylin

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:14 am
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Robert Sample wrote:
The Language Reference manual is where you SHOULD be looking. If you look at the V5.1 manual, try the DECLARE statement on page 160.


I found it, thanks!
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