You can just define it like this: 05 GROUP-ITEM-LOC USAGE IS INDEX. You can now target a field defined this way in your set statement. Terry Grider -----Original Message----- From: rick.baird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:rick.baird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2004 2:04 PM To: cobol400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [COBOL400-L] I'm stumped - working storage tables indexed by what type and size is an table index field? to save an index field, how what type and size of field should the result of a 'SET' verb be? can you directly compare the index field to the save field? - IF INDEX-FIELD = SAVE-INDEX-FIELD I'm having a problem with a program that's worked forever, until now - my index field is getting hammered, making a move to a table element that isn't in the bounds of the field. Thanks, Rick _______________________________________________ This is the COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400 (COBOL400-L) mailing list To post a message email: COBOL400-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/cobol400-l or email: COBOL400-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/cobol400-l.
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