Joined: 23 Nov 2006 Posts: 19270 Location: Inside the Matrix
will high values be moved into the ws-unload-file-1
Yes, when end-of-file (AT END) is detected. . .
At the top of the page is a link to "IBM Manuals". Look in the Language Reference for your version/release of cobol. If there is something in that manual about how the READ processes, post what you found and your doubt and someone will be able to clarify.