Help reading Cobol-85

2007-05-01
2012-11-12
  • Luis Rocholl

    Luis Rocholl - 2007-05-01

    We are migrating NCR RM Cobol 85 (binary and indexed) data to a rdbms and i'm trying to use Record Editor (Cobol Editor) to read some data but i only get strange characters like 4Ã13À•ÃŒÂ along with the correct data. I have
    tried with several layouts, numeric formats and file structures without luck.

    Any help will be very appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.
    Luis.

     
    • Luis Rocholl

      Luis Rocholl - 2007-05-01

      Thanks for your reply Bruce. I will send you
      some Cobol files so you can make the changes.

      thanks again.
      Luis.

       
    • Bruce Martin

      Bruce Martin - 2007-05-01

      I have had no experience with RM Cobol but I will make changes to support RM Cobol.
      Can you provide me with sample files and there Cobol Copy books ??

      Also Indexed files are likely to be a problem, but there is probably a some utility to convert to a flat format.

      Bruce

       

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