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Can I declare both 02 level and 05 levels in the same column as shown in below? 02 FIELD1 05 FILED2.

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Yes. For that matter you could also:

<pre>
01 Will-this.
02 Will-one. 05 Will-one-a pic x(1).
05 will-one-b pic x(1).
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Neither however do anything to enhance the readability of the source, so while you can I wouldn’t.

Bruce

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