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Cobol - Explain about level numbers?

asked mar August 3, 2014 01:37 AM  

Explain about level numbers?


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answered By Mswami   0  
Level Numbers in COBOL:
It specifies the hierarchy of data within a record. It can take a value from the set of integers between 01-49 or from one of the special level-numbers 66 77 88

01 level.        Specifies the record itself. It may be either a group item or an Elementary item. It must begin in Area A.
02-49 levels.  Specify group or elementary items within a record. Group level items must not have picture clause.
66 level.        Identify the items that contain the RENAMES clause.
77 level.        Identify independent data item.
88 level.       Condition names.
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