• Special formatting on text lines AS/400

    HAve a text input screen  and somehow the user is burying froamtting controls into the data ,  ie( highlighing a sentence or underlining a word. The user does not remember how they did it,   Need some ideas,  the user has not mapped their keyboard with apl coding.   Thanks

    RPGCRAZY30 pointsBadges:
  • MCH1202 error in COBOL/400

    There are n number of ways a DDE occurs. I saw a new problem recently. Request a help from this group. Q) I have 3 Variables declared in COBOl program A(PIC 9(4)) ,B(PIC 9(4)) and C ( PIC 9(8) ) I am perfoming an arithimatic operation as follows Subtract A from B giving C. i tried with following...

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  • eibtrmid

    we got a pseudo-conversational system. in this system all the queues depend on the eibtrmid. the intention is to get input record(s) from mq and start the system without using the screens. the start or return immediate commands can happen from 1 to n times and is issued from a cobol program. we...

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  • Why this error code in COBOL program: CPD7914

    Need help getting pass this error message. using this input file definition * Beginning of data *****************************   R DCREFR                                           DCCODE         3          ALIAS(DC_CODE)        ...

    nitzinger385 pointsBadges:
  • Same fle being used by two programs in a job.

    This is in cobol 400. Suppose program A opens a file in input mode and after that program A called program B which again opens the same file in input mode. File got opened successfully. Now assume that file is only getting closed in program A. Is this correct? Are we supposed to close the same file...

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  • sflcode & COBOL/400 code

    i have a database file name emp         file name=Emp R emprec    Eno           10p    Ename      10a    Esal          10p k Eno and subfile name is empsfl  sflrec Contain fields   SEno        10p   SEname   10a   SEsal       10p sflctl contain indicators...

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  • Sort a table in COBOL on the Output Side

    Warning: I have limited knowledge of tables!  I have a COBOL program that calculates GPAs on the fly in the OUTPUT section of the program.  I have to store these on-the-fly GPAs in a table, and then sort them by school, grade level, GPA total, then student id.  I can load my table, but I am...

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  • Language Migration: COBOL to JAVA conversion, mapping help

    Hi All, Im looking for an idea or suggestion on the COBOL group variable conversion to equivalent conversion approach in Java equivalent: Background: The conversion tool currently im working on demands the tool to convert COBOL programs to .NET platform wherein all COBOL code needs to have an...

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  • Use of ‘THRU’ in cobol ?

    Hi. i have 2 questions in cobol : 1) Suppose i have a para : 1000-process Now while processing if i use : perform 1000-process thru 1000-exitand perform 1000-process .What will be the difference. 2) Suppose there is a cobol pgm named ABC .and in indentification division, i i give the name XYZ.Then...

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  • Move to One Update Program in Cobol

    Been running some test, to try to use one update program to help with recompiles and maintenance.  "UPDATEPRO" in my example is the update program "PROGRAMA" calls "UPDATEPRO" for all I/O.... FILEA and FILEB are Phyical Files.  "PROGRAMA" Program info...  WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.  01...

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  • Problems with DB2 program

    I have a COBOL program that calls a db2 stored proc program. I get corrupted o/p records when reading the input file from CARTRIDGE. The same records, when copied to DASD, come out fine. Same code, JCL, etc. WTH! Is there a parameter that I need to pass to the system with PGM=IKJEFT01 to solve this?

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  • OVRDBF SHARE(*YES)

    When OVRDBF SHARE(*YES) is used on "FILEA" and you have "FILEA" defined in "ProgramA" and "ProgramB". I know that doing a READ, START etc... in either program moves the Pointer for both programs since they share the buffer. But are the FIELD values for "FILEA" the same in both programs? EXAMPLE:...

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  • We have a COBOL application running on power6 , i 570 server with OS as V5R4

    We have a COBOL application running on power6 V5R4, will upgrading OS to V6R1 benefit in terms of performance.

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  • Sending -/+ Number from VB.NET to COBOL

    Is it possible for someone on the VB.NET side to send a -120 to a COBOL program? The COBOL program LINKAGE SECTION is WS-AMOUNT PIC S9(3). The only way I got it to work is having the VB.NET person to send "12}" in char field. Just figured there was a way they could send like they normally would...

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  • Mainframe to AS/400

    Are there conversion tool to move Mainframe cobol, JCL, CICSS, Data to AS/400? Thanks!

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  • Execute trigger only on update of selected fields

    We have created some trigger programs in COBOL that should be executed only if certain fields change. When creating a SQL-After trigger and -program on a file I can specify that the trigger should run only when specified fields are updated by using: AFTER UPDATE OF {fields} ON {file}. Unfotunately...

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  • Copy Spooled File to a Source Physical File Member

    How do I copy a spooled file listing into a member of a source physical file? I accidentally deleted the source member, but have a spooled copy taken via option 6.  I would like to convert the spooled file back into the deleted member.

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  • Example of Cobol call to an SQL stored procedure

    I am new to the iSeries and need to know how to use a Cobol program to call an SQL stored procedure. Someone has already created the stored procedure for me, but I am not sure how to call stored procedures in Cobol on the iSeries. The passed data looks like: FIND_CLIENT ( IN LastName CHAR(35), IN...

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  • EBCDIC Database File Problem

    My company received a file supposedly in EBCDIC format. We copied it to the shared network drive and attempted to FTP it several different times using several different types. The file transferred but when displaying it the records were all variable length and appears to have CR or EOL special...

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  • CL Report priniting

    I created a 4 pages report. When I print all the 4 pages prints in 2 papers. Its not prining in 4 pages

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