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Cobol - What does the IS NUMERIC clause establish ?




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asked mar August 3, 2014 02:25 AM  

What does the IS NUMERIC clause establish ?


           

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answered By Mswami   0  
IS NUMERIC can be used on alphanumeric items, signed numeric & packed decimal items and unsigned numeric & packed decimal  items. IS NUMERIC returns TRUE if the item only consists of 0-9. However, if the item being tested is a signed  item, then it may contain 0-9,  + and - .
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