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significance of EJECT in cobol code.?

 
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lekshmi_ci

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 2:00 pm    Post subject: significance of EJECT in cobol code.?
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Hi

What is the significance of giving EJECT in the following piece of code.
FD OUTFILE
LABEL RECORDS ARE STANDARD.

01 OUTFILE-REC PIC X(510).
EJECT

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LC
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 2:12 pm    Post subject:
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There is a pretty good answer in the fine manual.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 2:16 pm    Post subject:
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yes i got it...
thanks a lot for guiding me
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 4:30 pm    Post subject:
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It controls compiler printed output. has the same effect as a "/" in column 7.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:56 pm    Post subject: Reply to: significance of EJECT in cobol code.?
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It's incredibly archaic. Don't use it.
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