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brindha b

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:49 am    Post subject: Cobol divisions other than the 4
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Is any other cobol division available other than default divisions like environment division, identification, data and procedure division. If yes what are they and where i can find information about it?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:56 am    Post subject:
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depending on the cobol that you are using, there are reference and user guides to all the cobol manuals listed under the manuals' link at the top of the page.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:12 pm    Post subject:
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The manuals are also dealing with the same four divisions. I didn't find any extra divisions in the manual.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 1:20 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

One similar thread..
http://ibmmainframes.com/about4931.html
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Aren't that enough divisions for you. Is there any reason to want some more ???

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I heard like some division exists for report writing. Thats why i asked.
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Hi Brindha !

ReportWriter is an old feature of Cobol. I used it in the early 19sixties.

COBOL Report Writer is COBOL's own built-in non-procedural facility for the production of printed output. It enables you to define and produce all the listings, reports, and displayed summaries that would normally be required from a COBOL application, but in far less time. It allows many more printed outputs, which might have been produced previously using stand-alone non-COBOL report generators, to be done in COBOL, because it reduces greatly the time and effort needed to code and test a COBOL program with printed output.

At IBM on the Web, you could find more information. Please have a look:

http://www-306.ibm.com/software/awdtools/cobolreportwriter/about/

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Thank you all and thank you Mr.Umeysan for the link.
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Your'e wellcome !

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