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smile_rajeev

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PostPosted: Wed May 03, 2006 3:01 pm    Post subject: Difference bw External and Global
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Hi all,
Cud anyone tell me the difference between External Clause and Global clause in cobol.In what scenarios these two will be used. which is the recommended and oftenly used..
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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2006 3:24 am    Post subject: Re: difference between External and Global
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smile_rajeev,

First review these links in the COBOL manual.

Nested programs

5.3.8 GLOBAL clause

5.2.3 GLOBAL clause

5.3.7 EXTERNAL clause

5.2.2 EXTERNAL clause

Please come back with specific questions if you are not clear.

Dave
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