What is the need of using comp field in COBOL

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Avinash Sharma

  • Apr 10th, 2007

We  use comp field in cobol because when we want to store the data in binary form we use comp and the sign is placed in rightmost bit. c is used for +ve sign and d is used for -ve sign.

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  • Dec 22nd, 2009

1. When we want to store the datas in BINARY format.
2. When we are receving the datas from the JCL.

Rasipuram ManiVannan M

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