• Working Storage – Reusability

    Hello, here is the question... I want to create a sub-module (cobol DB2) that will be called at initialization time by the load driver (either TP ou Batch). That sub-module will load technical information in its working-storage after accessing DB2 tables. That module will be called dynamically...

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  • Special characters

    I've got a situation where the users are entering characters into fields on the screen that I do not want them to enter. In COBOL, I can check these fields for alphabetic and numeric but I am under the impresion that this would not allow certain special characters that I do want to allow. Is there...

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  • Need help in sloving some JOB Abends

    Hi All, I am new to the mainframe application development environment.Can anyone help me how to solve JCL Abends like say SOC7,SOC4. regards, Aravind

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  • AS400 COBOL regarding multiple logical files with external keys and same format.

    AS/400 COBOL: Trying to read one logical path to process a certain set of transactions and under certain circumstances read another logical path over the same physical file to retrieve supplemental data. Getting stuck on compiler error "LBL1463'(data-item) previously defined in program, use cannot...

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  • Mainframe Testing Tools

    My shop is currently looking for testing packages for batch (mostly cobol, some assembler) applications as well as our online CICS applications. We are z/OS shop using IMS and a very limited amount of DB2. We are looking at CA-InterTest, Xpediter, and SmartTest. In addition to the usual testing and...

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  • Library management system

    i need a free library management system running on window or linux that can keep track of who has what cd/books any one help plse

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  • Invoking stored procedures returning result set from COBOL/RPG pgm

    I am currently trying to invoke an SQL procedure (Language SQL) that returns a result set (open cursor)from within a COBOL or RPG program, all residing on an AS/400. However, I cannot find the command that will associate the result set with any mnemonic that I can issue FETCH/CLOSE commands...

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  • Retrieval Locks in IDMS-COBOL

    Hi, I need some info on how to reduce the number of shared locks placed by my IDMS-COBOL batch program (running in retrieval mode on MVS). I had a look at the compiler options to find out if an option can be set at compiler level for batch programs but could not find any. The batch program is...

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  • I am sending some zipped files to a server, using IBM FTP CS V1R4(exec pgm=ftp). Is it possible to FTP a file in PDF format or some other more printable format than text?

    I am sending some zipped files to a server, using IBM FTP CS V1R4(exec pgm=ftp). I am executing cobol and ftp programs...Is there any possibility of returning the reports as PDF files (or some other more printable format than text). I mean when a user opens a zipped file they want to see PDF file,...

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  • converting from Cobol II to Cobol for MVS

    Need to recompile all existing Cobol II programs under Cobol for MVS. Any good books out there to help with the syntax errors, etc.

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  • Justify clause in COBOL

    A COBOL pgm with a JUST RIGHT clause for an anphanumeric field does not function correctly under Enterprise COBOL. What am I doing wrong?

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  • Sub-pgm is to calculate X to the power of Y and then return Z. (using RPGIV / RPGILE)

    Hello Because I am new to RPGIV (existing using RPGIII) . Recently I need to write a sub-program using RPGIV (or RPGILE ? ). This sub-program will receive two parmerter (X , Y) and output one parmeter (Z) (which are in numeric format - BTW what is the max precision for numeric format in RPGIV /...

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  • Considerations for making norent programs reentrant.

    We are migrating from OS/VS COBOL Release 2.4 to enterprise COBOL Rel 3. All the programs in OS/VS Cobol were compiled using NORENT option. After migration we would like the programs compiled with enterprise cobol to run above the line. Can you let us know what changes or considerations if any do...

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  • Upgrading to 10g(10.1) from 8.0.6; Oracle Forms 5.0.6.8.0 and Oracle Reports 3.0.5.8.0 and Pro*C/COBOL for v8.0.4.4

    Hi, We are researching upgrading to 10g(10.1) for database and Developer tools. The database is currently 8.0.6 and we use Oracle Forms 5.0.6.8.0; Oracle Reports 3.0.5.8.0; and precompile Pro*C/COBOL programs with the 8.0.4.4 environment. There appears to be quite a bit of information on the...

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  • SQL generated by 4GLs vs. Oracle stored procedures

    We are attempting to adopt programming standards which would mandate the use of stored procedures in our Oracle 8i and 9i databases for data access. Application developers prefer to take advantage of the SQL generation capabilities of IBM's WenSphere and Compuware's Uniface. DBAs feel the security,...

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  • programming lanuguage CULPRIT

    I would like to know if you know or where can I find out if there is anybody out there that teaches the language CULPRIT. I have a project now and that is to convert that language to COBOL III. Your response will be very appreciative. Thanks, Marisol

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  • PRINTING OVERLAYS FOR MUTIPLE PAGE LETTER

    Is it possible in a printer file to have the duplex feature on using a front overlay and a back overlay, but use the FORCE keyword to have it print on two pages - not front and back? I know that the back overlay only works when duplexing is on. Anyone up for a challenge. Thanks.

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  • Cobol, DB2, and DDS

    Am finally starting to move S/36 apps to native OS400! How do you use DDS to define repeating data, for example, a table in a file using the OCCURS clause ... 05 YTD-SALES OCCURS 12 TIMES PIC S9(8)V99 05 YTD-BUDGETS OCCURS 12 TIMES ... I suppose you could just define an area in DDS of X(120) and...

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