Need help setting a decimal point in Mainframe.



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Need help setting a decimal point in Mainframe.

Postby PuddinPie » Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:11 pm

Hello

I'm kind of new to this and have been looking everywhere and can't seem to find an answer.

I have a numeric value that is divided by 12. Unfortunately sometimes this creates numbers with more than 2 places after the decimal (ie.23.342321). How do I tell it to stop at the second decimal place or tell it to truncate. I do not want it to round.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Re: Need help setting a decimal point in Mainframe.

Postby BillyBoyo » Wed Jan 15, 2014 7:19 pm

Can you show your code please? We don't even know what language/utility you are talking about. Rexx?
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Re: Need help setting a decimal point in Mainframe.

Postby PuddinPie » Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:15 pm

I actualy just figured it out. it was FORMAT x 26.2;
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Re: Need help setting a decimal point in Mainframe.

Postby NicC » Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:53 pm

Still no clue as to what language! And it is probably in the wrong part of the forum.
The problem I have is that people can explain things quickly but I can only comprehend slowly.
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Re: Need help setting a decimal point in Mainframe.

Postby dick scherrer » Wed Jan 15, 2014 10:06 pm

Hello,

Usually data with an "x" type does not support decimal places . . .

You may have found a way to get "something" but it may not work for all cases.

If you post a bit of the code, possibly we can offer some clarification. It is most likely NOT tso & ispf . . .
Hope this helps,
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Re: Need help setting a decimal point in Mainframe.

Postby Akatsukami » Thu Jan 16, 2014 5:14 am

NicC wrote:Still no clue as to what language! And it is probably in the wrong part of the forum.

Sounds like it's probably SAS.
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