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Packed Decimal Post 23360 by gaddeg on Friday 21st of June 2002 01:27:39 PM
06-21-2002
Packed Decimal

How do we create a text file with COBOL "Packed Decimal" value in UNIX ?
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## Convert "text" to "packed-decimal"?

Is there a way with HP-UX Release 10.20 (but going to HP-UX 11) to convert a regular "text" file to a packed data format (such as is created by a Cobol program)?

## EBCDIC to ASCII conv for packed decimals.

By using dd command in Unix one can convert EBCDIC file into ASCII. It fails when it comes to having packed decimals within the EBCDIC file. The resultant of it has garbage chars. How can we have EBCDIC file convertedinto ASCII, which has packed decimal data in it? Thanks in advance.

## how to convert data from ASCII to Packed Decimal

Hi All, Please let me know if it is possible to convert data from ASCII to Packed Decimal through Unix? Basically we have ASCII file with numeric data we want to convert that files data to Packed decimal format to send it to main frame. Please let me know if we can do it through unix script....

## PERL:How to convert numeric values txt file to PACKED DECIMAL File?

Is there any way to convert numeric values txt file to PACKED DECIMAL File using PERL. Regards, Alok

## Decimal to BCD (Binary Coded Decimal)

Anybody please help me... Design an algorithm that accepts an input a decimal number and converts it into BCD (Binary Coded Decimal) representation. Also, draw its Flow Chart. This is a unix qn... plz post algorithm for that :confused:

## Decimal to BCD (Binary Coded Decimal)

Use and complete the template provided. The entire template must be completed. If you don't, your post may be deleted! 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data: Design an algorithm that accepts an input a decimal number and converts it into BCD (Binary...

## Ebcidic to ASCII (Packed decimals are there)

I have a input file which is EBCIDIC and it has packed decimals. Can anyone help me to convert EBCIDIC file to ASCII(Need to convert even Packed decimal values also to normal format)

## Urgent help needed.. C++ program to convert decimal to hexa decimal

Hi , seq can be 0...128 int windex = seq / 8; int bindex = seq % 8; unsigned char bitvalue = '\x01' << (7-bindex) ; bpv.bitmapvalue = bitvalue; This is the part of a program to convert decimal to bitmap value of hexadecimal. I want this to change to convert only to...
```DATE(1) 						      General Commands Manual							   DATE(1)

NAME
date - print or set the date and time

SYNOPSIS
date [-qsu] [[MMDDYY]hhmm[ss]] [+format]

OPTIONS
-q     Read the date from stdin

-s     Set the time (implicit for -q or a date string)

-u     Print the date as GMT

-t     Use this number of seconds instead of current time

EXAMPLES
date		   # Print the date and time

date 0221921610	   # Set date to Feb 21, 1992 at 4:10 p.m.

DESCRIPTION
With  the  -q flag or a numeric argument, date sets the GMT time and date.  MMDDYY refers to the month, day, and year; hhmmss refers to the
hour, minute and second.  Each of the six fields must be exactly two digits, no more and no less.  date always display the date	and  time,
with  the  default format for the system.  The -u flag request GMT time instead of local time.  A format may be specified with a + followed
by a printf-like string with the following options:

%%  % character
%A  Name of the day
%B  Name of the month
%D  mm/dd/yy
%H  Decimal hour on 2 digits
%I  Decimal hour modulo 12 on 2 digits
%M  Decimal minute on 2 digits
%S  Decimal seconds on 2 digits
%T  HH:MM:SS
%U  Decimal week number, Sunday being first day of week
%W  Decimal week number, Monday being first day of week
%X  Same as %T
%Y  Decimal year on 4 digits
%Z  Time Zone (if any)
%a  Abbreviated name of the day
%b  Abbreviated name of the month
%c  Appropriate date & time (default format)
%d  Decimal day of the month on 2 digits
%e  Same as %d, but a space replaces leading 0
%h  Same as %b
%j  Decimal dey of the year on 3 digits
%m  Decimal month on 2 digits
%n  Newline character
%p  AM or PM
%r  12-hour clock time with AM/PM
%s  Number of seconds since the epoch
%t  Tab character
%w  Decimal day of the week (0=Sunday)
%x  Same as %D
%y  Decimal year on 2 digits