hi i have few queries in cobol read.
1. my file is variable length record and i have 4 01 levels. and i want to read that seq. and within these 4 recs there are sort keys could u tell me how to read this and check the sort key and and read the next record.
hope to get a reply soon.
thanks in advance
Joined: 31 May 2006 Posts: 200 Location: Netherlands
I think you have variable length records in four layouts. In such case generally the first byte will have a record identifier based on which you can process the records. It would be easier to answer your question if you supply the copybook of your file