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common procedure

common procedure

common procedure

hello, i am programming in powercobol.
Is it possible to make a common procedure (just for calculate) and use it in several

RE: common procedure

Sure, just code around the procedure (e.g. something you PERFORM) to make as if it's a function in terms of other languages. Document it well, most certainly. Something like: "Expects INPUT-VAR1, and INPUT-VAR2 as input, returns answer in OUTPUT-VAR1". Design the procedure accordingly and you can reuse it multiple times.

RE: common procedure


RE: common procedure

hello ,
In powercobol you can make a perform in a procedure, but it is not what i try,

I just want to make a procedure using in several form?


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