COBOL – SIGN STORED IN COMP, COMP-3 AND DISPLAY FORMATS

Sign is stored in different formats as shown below.

  1. COMP : IN THE MOST SIGNIFICANT BIT
  2. COMP-3 : IT IS STORED IN THE LAST NIBBLE
  3. DISPLAY : THE SIGN OF THE FIELD IS USUALLY CARRIED IN THE RIGHTMOST BYTE ALONG WITH THE RIGHTMOST DIGIT OF THE FIELD.
Important SQL CODES and ABEND CODES
SORT JOIN – TO JOIN TWO FILES BASED ON A KEY
KNOW YOUR MAINFRAME
REXX – INITIAL SETUP
HOW TO SUBMIT A BATCH JOB FROM THE CICS PROGRAM
CICS – EXEC interface block – EIBRESP Values
CICS – EXEC interface block Fields
Flow of control between COBOL programs, run units, and CICS
CICS INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
CICS TIPS
COBOL – COPY and INCLUDE statements
COBOL – PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
COBOL – SIGN STORED IN COMP, COMP-3 AND DISPLAY FORMATS
SHORTEST COBOL PROGRAM
RESTART LOGIC IN COBOL DB2 Program
GOBACK – EXIT PROGRAM – STOP RUN
Continuation lines in COBOL
Computational items – COMP, COMP 1 , COMP 2, COMP 3
COBOL program format
cobol indicator area column-7 and area a and area b
COBOL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
COBOL TIPS
COBOL COMPILER OPTIONS
The IDENTIFICATION DIVISION

 

 

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