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reachcyrus

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 1:50 pm    Post subject: SELECT OPTIONAL clause in FD section.
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When we use select optional caluse in FD section.

In which scenario we go for OPTIONAL??

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 1:56 pm    Post subject:
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What does the COBOL manual say about OPTIONAL?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 2:27 pm    Post subject: Re: SELECT OPTIONAL clause in FD section.
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i used it to open an empty VSAM file in i/p mode... icon_biggrin.gif

Is there any specific purpose you want to use this clause icon_question.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2007 3:05 pm    Post subject:
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check out this link guys:

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