SQL should allow invocations similar to what is expressed as desired.? Should be possible to create a function for [either a modification to the existing program even possibly without impacting existing invokers, or a /wrapper/ program for invoking the existing] program ProperCase and for example use the SQL SET to assign the value, perhaps something like?:

SET :PRINT-LINE = ProperCase(cast(:CUST-NAME as CHAR(1000)));

SET :PRINT-LINE = ProperCase(cast(:CUST-ADDRESS-1 as CHAR(1000)));

Regards, Chuck

On 27 Jun 2012 09:20, Stone, Joel wrote:
I have a pgm ProperCase to change an UPPER-CASE string to Mixed-Case.

For example, "123 ELM ST" changes to "123 Elm St"

The field that I want to pass as a parm may be different lengths for
example

CUST-NAME PIC x(50).

CUST-ADDRESS-1 PIC X(30).

I have been coding as follows:

move CUST-ADDRESS-1 of CUST-FILE to ws-string
call 'ProperCase' using ws-string
move ws-string to PRINT-LINE.

I would much prefer to do something like

Move ProperCase (CUST-ADDRESS-1) to PRINT-LINE

<<SNIP>>

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