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field string

Former Member
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how to define a field string with specific size help me pls


Active Contributor
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You cannot have a string with a particular size, but you can use the char data type

data: test(60).


data: test(60) type char.

Former Member
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declare the string as

Data: var type string .

there is no size for string ..

use char for specified no of char

Former Member
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Hi Pandu,

Field String resmbles the Structures that you write in C.

for eg. DATA : f1(20) type c,

Look at the following code which illustrates field string:

The MOVE Statement Treats a Field String Name without a Component Name like a Variable of Type C

report zfields.

data: fs(4) value 'ABCD',

begin of str,




end of str.

str = fs. "str will hold char 4 variable

write: / str, "writes ABCD all together

/ str-c1, str-c2, str-c3. "writes A BC D with gaps