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M204.1647  Illegal item used as depending variable

An image item used as a depending variable does not precede the array in the data block, requires a subscript, has an unknown location, or has a length defined as Unknown.

Response: Change the description or location of the depending variable, use a %variable as the depending variable, or define the array with Occurs Unknown and use Identify to specify the number of occurrences.

Message attributes:

RETCODEO=0Sets online return code
RETCODEB=4Sets batch (single user) return code
CLASS=EError class; the message can be suppressed with the X'04' bit setting of the MSGCTL parameter
AUDITERWrites the message with line type ER to the audit trail
COUNTIncrements the error count (ERCNT) parameter
ECHODisplays the line that caused the error
COMPILECompilation error

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