Thanks Terry, to move the saved index back to the original, do I move or set? Rick, ---------original message------------ 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
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