• 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)

    Unknowingone195 pointsBadges:
  • 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 ?

    Supriyob2165 pointsBadges:
  • 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 ?

    Supriyob2165 pointsBadges:
  • 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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  • rpg

    I have five indexed files in rpg prog. Can I decleared common key field parameters for all five files? Is it possible in cobol ? If not how will solve this querry in cobol ? Explain with an ex.

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  • Coding to prevent table overflows withing programs

    In this new world of zero tollerance for abends and the goal of 100% production stability, I have been charged with determining the best method to prevent abends due to internal program table overflows.  Our environment has Cobol, Eztrieve and Assembler programs with internal tables.  We are...

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  • cobol book

    hi everybody, i wanna buy a cobol book . Anyone knows about good book?   thanks.

    Sylvana185 pointsBadges:
  • AS400, SQL and COBOL anomalies

    I coded an update query in COBOL and included COMMIT=NONE so the update could go through. When the COBOL program executed it returned nulls, and coalesced the value to the default. When the query was executed either through qmqry or on-line on the sql screen it worked fine and updated the field...

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  • what is the correct form to read and write the formats of the dspfile?

    hi, what is the correct form to read and write the formats of the dspfile? i don t know if is it correct: READ PANTALLA2 FORMAT IS 'ASU906CEF1' what is the meaning of 'ASU906CEF1' ?

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  • Calling External Procedure from Java Web based Application

    Below given is a procedure to access a CL Program in iSeries from a Java web based program. create procedure libxxx/proc_name LANGUAGE CL FENCED EXTERNAL NAME 'libxxx/clprogram' PARAMETER STYLE GENERAL The external CL program has other calls to Cobol programs in the same library.The procedure is in...

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  • How to copy source code of Pgm into Flatfile in COBOL

    I want to read the one of the pgm's source code through my another program. So anyone plz suggest me how can i read the source code?

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  • COBOL Debugging

    In as400, I can use STRISDB for Cobo LE, But it is not work Cobol, How to debug non ILE cobol?

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  • View scheduled jobs in a data file

    When using the WRKJOBSCDE command on the AS400, you can see information regarding jobs in the scheduler. Is this information contained in a file which can be accessed for query?

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  • LIKE command in cobol

    how to use LIKE command in cobol programming

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  • Is it possible convert a mainframe COBOL program to read DB2 data on the mainframe and Oracle data on a server?

    I have a mainframe batch COBOL program that reads DB2 data. One of the tables is accessed via a singleton SELECT. The table is being moved to an Oracle database on a Unix server. How do I change the program to be able to access the data in Oracle? Are there different ways to it? I'm assuming there...

    Srichfdic20 pointsBadges:

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