Cobol words, COBOL Programming

COBOL Words:

The COBOL word can be formed by using the characters as shown below:

0-9

A-Z (a-z) - (hyphen)

The rules below should be hold in forming the COBOL words.

(1) A word cannot start or end with a hyphen.

(2) A word can have at the utmost 30 characters.

(3) One of the characters should be a letter. Some compilers put the additional restrictions which the first character should be a letter.

(4) Except hyphen (-) no special character allowed.

 

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