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How to convert BCD codes?

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Hai,

I want to know about,
How to convert the Strings to Binary Code Decimal(BCD Code)?

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Question by:friendlyarul
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by:Webstorm
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Hi friendlyarul,

Try this:

  byte[] b=str.getBytes("EBCDIC");


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String s = "1234567890";
byte[] bytes = s.getBytes("Cp500");
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by:friendlyarul
ID: 10703315
Hai,

I'm using ur concept to convert the string into byte codes. But i'm not satisfied with this concept, because of this, the length of the answer is too short. Even after giving a lengthy string value the  answer falls within 9 to 10 characters. i.e., max length of the answer is 9 or 10. And If i give small string value also it gives the max length of the answer 9 to 10.

Converting EBCDIC Program:
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class ConvertBcd{
     public static void main(String[] argv){
        try
        {
           String str = "ARULKUMAR";
           byte b[] = str.getBytes();
           System.out.println("\n"+str + " is converted into EBCDIC code : " + b);

           String cvt = "1200";
           byte[] cot= cvt.getBytes();
           System.out.println("\n"+cvt+ " is converted into EBCDIC code : " + cot);

         String x="5499990123456781D09081015432198712345";
         byte y[] = x.getBytes();
         System.out.println("\n"+x + " is converted into EBCDIC code : " + y);
        }
        catch(Exception e){
      System.out.println("EBCDIC Exception is:  " + e);
         }      
    }
}

This is the prg. i wrote for converting string into EBCDIC.

Output of this prg:
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1200 is converted into EBCDIC code :  [B@f5da06

This is one of the answer, it returns. See, in this prg. i'm using three diffrent types of input strings. But it returns the same length of answers. Am not able to understand this type of answers, becasue i'm declaring the third string to be lengthy.

ok fine, i think u understood my prob. pls. reply me ASAP.

Regards,

Friendly Arul.
 
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by:CEHJ
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Your code doesn't seem to be related to the code i posted. All you're doing is converting a String to a byte array and then printing the reference of your byte array.

What you should be doing is this:

String str = "ARULKUMAR";
byte b[] = str.getBytes("Cp500");
System.out.println("\n"+str + " is converted into EBCDIC code : ");
System.out.println(new sun.misc.HexDumpEncoder().encode(b));

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by:friendlyarul
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Hai,

"Good Answer"

Now i done this program successfully. Thanks for ur immediate response for my words.

Regards,

Friendly Arul.


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