Microsoft KB Archive/45057

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OS2API.DOC Incorrectly States Double Word as PIC 9(9) COMP-5

PSS ID Number: Q45057 Article last modified on 04-20-1993

3.00 3.00a OS/2

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft COBOL for OS/2, versions 3.0 and 3.0a

Summary: The OS2API.DOC file incorrectly states that double-word parameters should be defined with a PIC 9(9) COMP-5 clause. Double-word parameters should be defined with a PIC 9(8) COMP-5 clause. This correction applies to the OS2API.DOC file on the release disk for the Microsoft COBOL Compiler Versions 3.0 and 3.0a for MS OS/2.

Additional reference words: 3.00 3.00a Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.