• 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...

    RamkiHsl5 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    wpoulin2,480 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Phruska0 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Zcr00245 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    KSC90 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Dfailla5 pointsBadges:
  • %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"...

    Yuefmu5 pointsBadges:
  • HOW TO USE A PERFORM IN COBOL?

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

    Precy5 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Laxmanrao0 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Roses060 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Sylvana185 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    Mahesh115 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    NanetteHaraden20 pointsBadges:
  • 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' ?

    Sylvana185 pointsBadges:

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