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Four different ways to pass data to a COBOL program

 
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geek_mohit

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:15 pm    Post subject: Four different ways to pass data to a COBOL program
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Can you please explain four different ways to pass data to a cobol program?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2006 11:51 pm    Post subject: Re: Four different ways to pass data to a COBOL program
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READ it from a DD statement.

ACCEPT it from a device.

Pass via the LINKAGE SECTION from an external PARM.

Link to another application via a CALL statement.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2006 6:33 am    Post subject:
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There's a 5th way (maybe more):

Via the VALUE clause in a WORKING-STORAGE data item.
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