1. Thomas Aglassinger
  2. pygments-mainframe
Issue #3 new

Take Easytrieve continuation characters into account

Thomas Aglassinger
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From the Easytrieve 6.4 application guide, p 1-13:

A statement is terminated by a period or the last nonblank character in the statement area, unless that character is a hyphen (-) or a plus (+). The hyphen indicates that the statement continues with the first position in the next statement area (which can be a blank).

The plus symbol indicates that the statement continues with the first nonblank character in the next statement area (which could be in the first position); leading blanks are ignored. For example, the LINE statement, which indicates the contents of a report, is as follows:

LINE EMPLOYEE# NAME STREET CITY STATE ZIP TELEPHONE +
     REGION DIVISION BRANCH GROSS NET DEDUCTIONS +
     QUARTER YEAR-TO-DATE

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