If one has a field with values like
100 QT

The number part can be any length - okay something reasonable like less
than 10K.

Can and/or cannot have a space in the field.

Then the start of alpha characters. Only the American 26 character
alphabet. Upper or lower case.

Can I solve the problem of taking the numeric part and putting into another
field by itself AND then putting the character part into an additional
field. At the moment I do not think we need to convert the CASE on the
alpha part.


Or would this problem better be solved in COBOL using the INSPECT statement?

Open to sending a Home Depot Card of a reasonable amount of $$$ "say $40"
to anyone who can give me a quick solution.

The COBOL Kid - Actually Thomas

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