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FORMAT control descriptors

FORMAT control descriptors

The following specifiers are control descriptors that can be used with the FORMAT statement:

T<n>
Tab to position n, positions start at 1

TL<n>
Tab left n

TR<n>
Tab right n

<n>X
n spaces

<n>/
n new records. n can be omitted. The default value for n is 1.

S
Use default of SS and SP

SS
Suppress leading + signs

SP
Print leading + signs

<k> P
Set scale factor for E, F and G processing

BN
Interpret spaces as nulls

BZ
Interpret spaces as zeros

 

 

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