FILE-CONTROL paragraph for the relative files:
The normal format for the SELECT clause for a relative file is as shown below.
SELECT file-name ASSIGN TO implementor-name
[; FILE STATUS IS data-name-2]
Whether the file must be used successively or randomly, must specified through the word SEQUNTIALLY or RANDOMLY in the access mode clause the clause ACCESS MODE IS DYNAMIC it represents that the file is accessed sequentially and / or randomly in the PROCEDURE DIVISION.