DEFAULTBYTE

Syntax:

>>-.---.--DEFAULTBYTE--"integer"-----------><
   +-/-+

Parameters:

integer ASCII code of the character, in decimal.

Properties:

Default: DEFAULTBYTE"32" (Dialect)
Phase: Syntax check
$SET: Initial

Dependencies:

Set to DEFAULTBYTE"32" immediately by CHARSET"ASCII".

Set to DEFAULTBYTE"00" immediately by CHARSET"EBCDIC", DIALECT"SAA1", DIALECT"SAA2", DIALECT"OSVS", DIALECT"DOSVS", DIALECT"VSC2", DIALECT"COBOL37[012]", DIALECT"BS2000", DIALECT"SNI", MS, IBM-MS or PC1.

Comments:

integer is a decimal value. For example, if you want to specify an EBCDIC space use DEFAULTBYTE"64"; to specify an ASCII space use DEFAULTBYTE"32".