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conversion of float variable to string.

Postby isai_22 » Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:57 am

Can someone help me out in finding the logic to move a variable of data type 9(2)v9(4) to x(10). I'm moving because I have do string manipulations with that.
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Re: conversion of float variable to string.

 

Re: conversion of float variable to string.

Postby Robert Sample » Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:41 pm

Why not the MOVE statement?

What have you tried and not gotten working?
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Re: conversion of float variable to string.

Postby dick scherrer » Sat Jul 31, 2010 9:44 am

Hello and welcome to the forum,

As COBOL does not support "string"s, how do you need to manipulate one?

Also, 9(2)v9(4) is not the same length as x(10), so what should happen?

If you show some sample "input" and the "output" you want from the sample input, someone may have a suggestion.
Hope this helps,
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Re: conversion of float variable to string.

Postby salltm » Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:20 pm

A {9(2)v9(4)} to B {x(10)}.

if you need keep the dot. (.), i guess you want to display / show the value on screen. right?
a temp varaible is needed. C Z9.9(4)

  MOVE SPACES TO B
  MOVE  A to C
  MOVE C TO B. 


hope it works. ;)
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