Can we initialize filler in Cobol?
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Also asked, what is initialize in Cobol?
Initialization in COBOL is used to set the declared variable values to an initial value. It sets the. Alphanumeric type(alphabetic, alphanumeric, alphanumeric-edited, DBCS, national, or national-edited) field values to Spaces and Numeric type(numeric or numeric-edited) field values to Zeroes.
Subsequently, question is, what is value clause Cobol? COBOL Picture Clause COBOL Numeric Data Type. Value clause defines a value to a data item or conditional name from a literal or from other data item. Value clause has so many formats to assign the value during the declaration. Values provided using VALUE clause initialized during the compilation-time.
Regarding this, how do you use FILLERs in Cobol?
You use FILLER immediately following a level number and preceding a PICTURE clause that defines a field's size and data type. COBOL restricts the use of FILLER to the Data Division; it does not apply to the Identification, Environment or Procedure divisions.
What is dynamic array in Cobol?
Re: Dynamic Array Strictly, Cobol does not have Arrays. It has Tables. A Table which uses Occurs Depending On is defined in the program by the Compiler has using the storage for the maxium value of the OCCURS specified. There is nothing "dynamic" about it in the sense that other languages use that word.