• Arrays in COBOL/400

    In COBOL/400 what all types of arrays is possible?

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  • Using LIKE in AS/400 Cobol

    How to use 'LIKE' in Cobol similar to query/400(example Field_A LIKE '%777%')

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  • Batch Job Ends without Calling Program on AS/400 V5R2M0

    Hi all, I have a batch job 'JOB1' which should execute a command CALL LIB1/PGM1.Here PGM1 is CL Program. I want to debug PGM1. I submitted thru SBMJOB JOB(JOB1) HOLD(*YES) CURLIB(LIB1). All other are default values for SBMJOB. I did STRSRVJOB & STRDBG. When I released Job, I set Break Point at the...

    NarasimhaReddy225 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL Application Project Mgt Scoping Questions

    I've recently stepped into a project management position associated with the ongoing upgrades to an old COBOL financial system used for payroll.  I'm finding it difficult to nail down schedules and resource requirements for mods/enhancements I use to consider fairly simple in a non-COBOL...

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  • COBOL: Is it possible to apply a different Pic clause to a single variable?

    Is it possible to use a different  Pic clause from a single variable? based on the condition. DEBIT             PIC ZZZZZZZ,ZZZ,ZZ9.99                      PIC ZZZ,ZZZ,ZZZ,ZZ9.99 For example              When true...

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  • Effective Userid on execution Unix and Cobol

    I have created one file 'F' wih one owner named 'A' and i want to give the effective userid settings to one program named 'p' written in cobol. even though the other users can't open the file named 'A' above . they can access the file by using the program 'P'. for that i have set effective user id...

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  • Moving data between 2 iSeries Servers

    We have a Production iSeries and a Development iSeries. We want to be able to select data from our Production System and Transfer it to a programmers library on our Development System. When we were on a single system we used SQL/Cobol. We have been successful getting to the database on each system...

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  • Calling a stored procedure in COBOL

    I'm looking for samples of how to code and compile a call of a stored procedure in a COBOL program? The stored procedure is delivered as part of a software package. No coding examples were provided in the documentation.

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  • COBOL ‘Divide By Giving Remainder’ Code Not Working Correctly

    Good Afternoon! I would appreciate any assistance with the following coding question. ARH-UNITS database field is defined as Signed 7,2. Initial value of zero. ARH-HOURS database field is defined as Signed 4,2. Initial value of 1.75. 03 WS-CAL-UNITS PIC S9(5) VALUE ZEROS. 03 WS-CAL-REMAINDER PIC...

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  • high-values low-values (microfocus COBOL in Oracle/Linux environment)

    Successfully remediated 80+ programs from mainframe env to run in microfocus cobol against Oracle DB in Linux env. I have one pgm that is moving high and low values to output header trailer records per requirement. Leading 9 bytes of each record. My problem is that when it ran on the mainframe I...

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  • Automaticall Refresh Display (COBOL)

    I have a need to have the screen do an Automatic Refresh. I have created a working sample using CLP and setting the Display file to waitrcd(5). CRTDSPF WAITRCD(5). So I know it can work. I have found several examples using RPG. I need to do it using COBOL. Can any one help? I have taken everything...

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  • Enterprise Cobol obtaining calling program name

    Enterprise Cobol v3.4 on Z/OS 1.9. Batch called program. I want to parse through mvs data areas to obtain the program name that called my program(dynamically). I have viewed examples on Share website to get some system info. I need specifically the program name that called my program. Is this...

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  • %parms and ILE/COBOL

    Is there a way in COBOL to determine how many parms have been passed in? (like the %parms bif in rpgiv)

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  • Problem with highlighting a program or JCL

    I am a COBOL developer, and I've got a new terminal (Lenovo) yesterday. I have a problem: I cannot highlight a COBOL program or JCL in the TSO. I type command "HI" in the command line, but instead of getting the next screen with highlight options, I am getting the error message "Invalid terminal"...

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  • HOW TO USE A PERFORM IN COBOL?

    USING PERFORM TO EXECUTE MY PASSWORD HOW DO I USE IT?

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  • How to read a PF from bottom up?

    Wihtout using a LF how can i read a PF from bottom to up in cobol. If i use posdbf(*last) in clp  then how to proceed after that ?

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  • MCH3601 in called program aicapgm

    Hi I am facing MCH3601 error i.e. (MCH3601 in called program aicapgm which may be system program since its object doesnot exist)i.e. POINTER NOT SET FOR LOCATION REFERENCE problem. This problem is coming while calling COBOL programs e.g. C from two COBOL programs A and B. When C is called from...

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  • create computations on the fly

    We are primarily a COBOL shop. We have some COBOL ILE and some RPG. I have a need to replicate a function on the I-series that is currently done in Excel. This function allows them to create formulas on the fly to arrive at pricing information. I can work through issues with interactive maintenance...

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  • Necessity of a multi-member PF in COBOL

    How do we read a multimember PF in cobol ?How does it differ from a regular PF ?

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  • how to use a printer file in a program cobol

    hi, how to use a printer file in a program cobol. i have the following: (I wanna know if the write part is correct)  MOVE M1DESC TO M1DESC-DSP.            MOVE M1DESC-DSP TO R1DESC-PRT.        MOVE PRINTER-LINE TO HIPR01R-RECORD.  WRITE HIPR01R-RECORD FROM PRINTER-LINE. Regards...

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