ANS85 

The ORD Function

General Format


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Arguments

  1. Argument-1 must be one character in length and must be class alphabetic, alphanumeric

    MF or national.

Returned Values

  1. If the class of argument-1 is alphabetic or alphanumeric, the returned value is the ordinal position of argument-1 in the current alphanumeric collating sequence for the program.
  2. MF If the class of argument-1 is national, the returned value is the ordinal position of argument-1 in the current national program collating sequence.