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PAGE BREAK Concept in COBOL

 
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guruji
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 7:55 am    Post subject: PAGE BREAK Concept in COBOL
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Hi,
Can anyone throw some light on Page Breaks in Reports generated in COBOL?
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Reni.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:04 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

You control page breaks in your code. There are typically 2 times when you want a page break. One is when the number of lines printed reached some limit (say 60 - depends on your requirement). The other is when there is a control break (say dept_no changes and each dept should start a new page).

Many (most?) programs use a special-names entry to give a name to C01 (i.e. C01 is TOP-OF-PAGE).
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