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[SOLVED] Converting alpha to numeric packed
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Hello, i'm just loast.
I just want to convert an A5 format field to a P7.2 format field ?
I just don't remember how to do?
Thank's for your help

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You need to first convert the Alpha to Double with the ATODBL function, then directly change numeric format P = D ;



DNUM/D9=ATODBL(ANUM,'8','D9');
PNUM/P10.1=DNUM;


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There have been similar questions recently in the forum. They have more examples.


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