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what does it mean: set address of TB1 to PTR?

Postby helen2000 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:32 am

hi, in Cobol: "set address of TB1 to PTR?", my understanding is pointer vairable PTR point to the memory area which table TB1 is loaded, is that right?
by the way, the two sytax: " SET pointer-name TO ADDRESS OF based-item"
"SET ADDRESS OF based-item TO pointer-name" is the same? or something difference, I'm very confuse that, thanks a lot,

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Re: what does it mean: set address of TB1 to PTR?

Postby dick scherrer » Thu Feb 03, 2011 6:14 am

Hello,

Look here:
http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/ ... 0/6.2.33.5

and here:
http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/ ... 0/5.3.17.8


Do you have something specific you want to use this to accomplish?
Hope this helps,
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Postby helen2000 » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:07 pm

thank you very much, Mr. Dick, I just want to know the concept, I got it right now, thanks again

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Postby dick scherrer » Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:06 am

You're welcome - good luck :)

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