Cobol Archive

COBOL Arrays or Tables

Single dimensional arrays: Arrays are data structures that are used to simplify coding and improve processing efficiency. The primary uses of arrays are to define:  a series of similarly formatted input or output record fields in the FILE SECTION  a group of accumulators in WORKING-STORAGE for different categories of totals  a table in WORKING-STORAGE that


STRING AND UNSTRING with examples: TALLYING and COUNT options String is used to combine two or more strings/variables in to a single string. Examples: [crayon-5e54cf25a9096230464634/] If you display the ‘name-in’ it shows like ‘ Mahender Reddy G ‘ i.e: it shows the full length of each variable INCLUDING THE SPACES. So this can be avoided