• UNSTRING -DBCS and non-DBCS

    "UNSTRING" contained both DBCS and non-DBCS items. My program is returning this compilation error. What is the solution. Please help. Tried many ways but didnt work.

    Mfbeginner10 pointsBadges:
  • Inquire storage usage

    how to program cics inquire storage command in cobol to get the storage alloted to a particular task and then free the alloted storage

    Mepcoram5 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL/400 subfile single page load(page by page load)

    Hi! can any one give me sample code of cobol/400 program which loads a subfile records page by page. My problem here is I am able to code page by page records loading from a PF but when the Subfile is dispalyed it is not properly displaying the pages. Fro example after loading and displaying the...

    AS400Prathap5 pointsBadges:
  • Check to see if a file directory exist in Windows

    I am trying to find a way in Cobol, either with a program or CL to see if a file directory exists in Windows.

    JScotti10 pointsBadges:
  • Retrieving environmental variable

    Is there a way to retrieve a Windows environmental variable from a Cobol AS400 environment?

    JScotti10 pointsBadges:
  • Switch between two screens using CICS maps

    how we can switch between two screens using maps in cics what will be the logic implemented in cobol programme?

    Asstenggtrainee5 pointsBadges:
  • AS400 comparing large database files, cobol code taking too long

    Hi, I need to compare 2 large database files on the AS400, they have 20 million + records each. They are both keyed uniquely, exact same file layout. I need to identify inserted, updated and deleted records. I tried using cobol program reading first file with the unique logical, and matching with...

    ARTZONE25 pointsBadges:
  • AS400 COBOL one pf have one lf but key fields are different

    i have one physical file,that pf have one logical file,but pf have 4 key fields,logical file have 2 key fields,now both(pf,lf) are using in cobol/400 code   SELECT pf-file ASSIGN TO DATABASE-pf1 [Br _extended="true" />ACCESS IS dynamic[Br _extended="true" />ORGANIZATION IS INDEXED [Br...

    madhuchowdary350 pointsBadges:
  • Dynamically create and execute COBOL statements

    I'm trying to dynamically create COBOL statements using field names identified in a table, so the same build statement can be used for different fields. Is there a way to dynamically build statements and execute?  These buillt statements would be MOVE and ADD statements. Thanks in advance

    Rv7a5 pointsBadges:
  • Ques Regarding Date in Iseries cobol.

    Hi Group, I have a date field declared as packed field of 9, and date is declared as mmddyyyy format. My requirement is such that i need to pick the date field and 1 day to it. For example if the date is '02142012' i need to add 1 day to it and end result should be '02152012'. If the date value is...

    mvrkrishna525 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL conversion to Java vs .Net

    Our CIO has announced that he wants to eliminate the mainframe by the end of FY 07-08. We are in the strategic planning phase currently and are examining the options. Our current system is z890-2086 running z/OS 1.4, CICS/TS, CA-7 job scheduler, CA Top Secret etc. Our criminal justice system runs...

    BlueKnight10 pointsBadges:
  • HOW I MAKE A COBOL PROGRAM THAT USE A DISPLAY FILE

    HI, I don t know how to make a cobol program that use a display file, Please i need help. Maybe someone have a shell to do this. thanks.   Sylvana

    Sylvana185 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL Compute statement

    How do I specify in COBOL the following arithmetic expression to calculate the value of Y. Y = 1 / (1 + exp(-X)) where exp(-X) is the exponentiation of the negative value of X and X is any numeric value.

    Timothy Li15 pointsBadges:
  • Determining which concatenated dataset is being processed by a COBOL program

    I'd like to determine which dataset in a group of concatenated datasets is currently being processed. I have multiple datasets going through an edit process (COBOL) on a mainframe and when I find an error I'd like to list the DSN the record is in. 

    Jfruehwirth5 pointsBadges:
  • S0C4 ?

    I am copying VSAM file to flat file by using ADUT515 but the job is abending with SOC4 with reason code 10. how to fix this permanently ?

    Madabathula5 pointsBadges:
  • Is there a system date that can be used in extracts?

    Is there a system-date (like COBOL) that can be used in extracts?

    TommyM5 pointsBadges:
  • Cobol Modules and Program

    hi, I have 3 module objects:- 1. Add 2. Update 3. Delete. I have combined these into 1 module MODA. MODA calls these program on the basis of some condition. Now my question is: 1. I am not able to create PGM of MODA. the job log says Definition not found for symbol 'ADD'. What might be the issue...

    Gta5 pointsBadges:
  • Can you use variables as input and output when calling a stored procedure in COBOL?

    If you move data into your variable before calling your procedure, can the procedure then return a value back, which might be different? The procedure will intially be searching for the variable data, but, according to our .net programmer, will return a blank or null if it does not find the data....

    Bunkyg15 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL/400

    Hi Group, I have the code in this format IDENTIFICATION DIVISION PROGRAM-ID. PGM. -------- -------- DATA DIVISION. FILE SECTION FD  PHONEFILE 01  PHONE-REC. ------------ ------------ PROCEDURE DIVISION. <In Procedure division i have written an record into the PHONEFILE> WRITE PHONE-REC. I...

    mvrkrishna525 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL SubFile Processing

    Hello All. I am sure that this question has already been answered somewhere but I am not able to find the answer so please bear with me. My DDS contains 4 records 1) MAP1 RECORD 2)MAP1S SFL 3)MAP1C SFLCTL 4) MAP1S MAP2 RECORD Map1 contains fields that are used to filter the results to be displayed...

    Schue10 pointsBadges:

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