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i have mainprogram and subgram...if i compile mainprogram without stop run..what will u get in compilation time?



i have mainprogram and subgram...if i compile mainprogram without stop run..what will u get in compilation time?


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Which of the following characters is NOT valid in column 7? a. - b. \ c. * d. # e. $

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Is It Possible to Update or change in VIEW Mode?


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2)Where the Plan is located in CICS-DB2?


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If I want to increase the Limit in GDG. What should I do?


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How many types of sorts are there in cobol?

Cap Gemini,

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1.Is it possible to move the data from 99.99 to 99v99? 2.What is the CICS-vsam Compilation process? 3.In My GDG 5 generation will be there GDG3 got an abend what will happen? 4.In my GDG first generation is +1 And I want to add the new generation what will happen previous generation? 5.How can you give the PIC clause below conditions A). s9 (reddy), B). s9 (5) occurs 5 times? 6.How override the proc from a particular step? and what is symbolic and override Procs?



If a sub program is called from mainprogram.I have opened cursor in main program and Fetch the result in subprogram ,Is it possible ?If yes please tell me the reason.

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what is the difference between COBOL2 AND COBOL390?



How can i load all the data from a file to Table (array) in cobol.How i manage the occurs clause with out reading the file.Any options avilable ? Please can any one help me it is urgent?



Suppose i have a variable with s9(18)v99 comp3 . what is the size of variable . If s9(18) comp3 is 10 bytes . There should be some difference between two allocations ? Thanks krishna chaitanya


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Suppose i have a Cobol field of 10 byte. it contains a decimal sign.How to know where is the point location?

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I have a PS file and I would like to manually insert the binary values (like a COMP format) into the file. How can i do that? the way do in COMP-3 format.. suppose i want to insert -12345 in to file in comp-3 format. simply we can open a file in edit mode and do HEX-ON and insert the value . SEE BELOW-- 135 24D in 3 bytes - this will be COMP-3 presenatation of -12345.

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I have a File that has duplicate records. I need only those records that occur more than thrice.?

IBM, Wipro,

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Using string statement.Is coding three destination string from one source string possible in one code?or three codes for every destination string of one source string.?thank you


how to refer the data field?


) what is the difference between AID and HANDLE AID?


can you please let me know if there is any walkins for COBOL/PLI/DB2/IMS/JCL in pune other than IBM and ITC infotech


if we display var1 then what will b displayed in below condition. 77 var1 pic s9(2) value -10. 77 var1 pic s9(2) value -11. " " " -12. " " " -13. -14 ... ... -19.


How to define a array dynamically.....


which certifications r 4 cobol,jcl,db2,cics what is format of xam n what is importance of these certifications... plz post answer only if u r sure... thanks


Hi pls anybody tell me about " ANALYSIS DOCUMENT PREPARATION AND ESTIMATION OF TASK " (in real time project)."I want to update a sequential file in my project" for that purpose i need both structures i mean analysis document and estimation of task.


how we sort two input files based on a common column and giving one o/p file please send me the coding logic?


here is my requirement A1 is alphanumeric with value 'A1B2C3D4' as defined below 05 A1 PIC X(8) VALUE IS 'A1B2C3D4' but i need to have A2,A3 as ABCD & 1234 repectively...... A2 = ABCD A3 = 1234 Can you please explain me what are the different ways to do it?


What are the pertinent COBOL commands?


If my program receives input feed from program in other system.. if the receiving field size is less than the sending field.. what abend will be happening.


what is s000 u4087 error? please give the all error codes in cobol,jcl.


If i got a job on mainframe technology, will i have a bright future?. Some people are discouraging me. Let me know, is it true? Please bring back me from the confusion.


how to move the records from file to array table. give with code example