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What does the command SKIP do.

 
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sripriya

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 2:21 pm    Post subject: What does the command SKIP do.
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Hi all,

What does the command SKIP do in cobol.
Below is the code for reference.

SKIP2
ENVIRONMENT DIVISION.
CONFIGURATION SECTION.
SKIP1
SOURCE-COMPUTER. IBM-370.
OBJECT-COMPUTER. IBM-370.

Thanks in advance,
Sripriya.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 3:15 pm    Post subject:
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The SKIP statements are compiler-directing statements, and are well documented in the fine manual.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 3:33 pm    Post subject:
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The SKIP1 statements specify blank lines that the compiler should be added when printing the source listing.

Eg- SKIP1 - Specifies a single blank line to be inserted in the source listing.

Can be coded in Area A or Area B.
Must be the only statement in the line
Terminated by a period.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2006 3:23 pm    Post subject: Re: What does the command SKIP do.
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Thank u very much for a prompt reply.
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