• Renames clause in cobol

    while using renames clause we are defining dataname-1 thru dataname-n. if i am having same datanames in another group which output can i expect?

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  • adding field on screen DSPF

    Hi, i added a new field on the screen, declared the variable just like a similar one present in the screen. now I am changing the COBOL program of the same screen. I used the same variable to move value into it. As test I and to check whether issue is with how i have declared the variable in dspf I...

    itkr125 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL date reformatting

    I am getting a date from DB2 and I need to reformat it in COBOL. It will eventually be used in DOC1 so I need it to look like a date (i.e. with slashes or dashes). DOC1 was not recognizing the date I am passing in because right now it is just a numerical string, so I could not cast it as a date in...

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  • COBOL/400 program object source

    A Search400.com reader has asked this question: I am facing a problem regarding a COBOL/400 program object without source. Is there any utility like RTVCLSRC to retrieve the source code?

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  • Seeking Help with SQL SUBSTR Function using Host Variables in COBOL

    Hello All I am currently on version V5R2 and I am trying to make a COBOL program produce some parsed fields from one large field. I have trying to use host variables for al three arguments in the SUBSTR function. The SQL compiler will take a host variable as argument number one but not for argument...

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  • 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...

    Jzjohnson6315 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Promodhss50 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

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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...

    Zcr00245 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...

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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:
  • 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:

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