From: Jim Langston <email@example.com> > Actually, I've never found the need for a %value BIF, since all I have > to do is create a DS of type A and type S. I move the number string > to the string variable, and pull the value out of the number variable. > > Although I agree a %value BIF would make things simpler, it is not > absolutely necessary. > > D DS > D NumberString 15 A > D NumberValue 15 S > > C*** NumberString contains '12345' > C EVAL NumberString = SomeString > C EVAL SomeNumber = NumberVal > C*** Now SomeNumber contains the value 12345 But what if the source string was "12,435"? -Jeff firstname.lastname@example.org Voice: 219-422-7531 Fax: 219-426-0212 +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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