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COBOL PROGRAMMING LIMITS

PROGRAMMING LIMITS FOR VS COBOL II

   

                                    COBOL PROGRAM SIZE

PROGRAM LENGTH

DATA DIVISION SIZE

CHARACTER SET

VARIABLE LENGTH

NUMERIC DIGITS

ALPHANUMERIC LENGTH

PICTURE CLAUSE TOTAL CHARACTER SIZE

PICTURE CLAUSE SYMBOLS LENGTH

EXPONENT LIMIT DIGITS

PROGRAM-ID LENGTH

DBCS LITERAL LENGTH

SORT/MERGE KEY LENGTH

NO OF TABLE KEYS 

NO OF TABLE INDEX VARIABLES

NO OF INDEX DATA ITEMS

NO OF FILES

NO OF ALTERNATE INDEXES

NO OF ACTIVE PROGRAMS IN RUN UNIT

 

002 GB

9,99,999 LINES

016 M

053

030

018

160

249

030

009

030

028

4 KB

012

012

65,535

65,535

253

32,767

 

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