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In cobol A / in the seventh column indicates wat?

 
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shannu

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 2:54 pm    Post subject: In cobol A / in the seventh column indicates wat?
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In cobol A / in the seventh column indicates wat?

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:08 pm    Post subject: Re: In cobol A / in the seventh column indicates wat?
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In cobol A / in the seventh column indicates wat?


In Cobol 7th column is used for indicator.
Example if you want to write some comments like small description you can write by giving * in 7th column.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:14 pm    Post subject:
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I found the answer

/ in column 7 means starting a new page
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 23, 2005 2:50 pm    Post subject:
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hi,
/ at seventh column is used to print the comment line after the page ejection
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2005 10:27 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,
Hyphen can also be used in the indicator field,ie. column number 7.
It's used to indicate continuation of line.When COBOL word is broken between lines(say line1 and line2),hyphen is used in line2.
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