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When you specified V for RECFM parameter, LRECL value is largest record in the file plus 4 bytes. These four bytes contain the actual length of each variable length record in the file
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You cannot move a COMP-3 variable to alphanumeric directly. It will not give a SOC7 error but will you give you a return code 12 stating that comp-3 and alphanumeric variables did not follow the move compatibility rule.
01 A1 PIC S9(4) COMP-3 VALUE 1234.
01 A1-NUM PIC S9(4) VALUE ZEROES.
01 B1 PIC X(4).
MOVE A1 TO A1-NUM.
MOVE A1-NUM TO B1.
This will work
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