Open statement - sequential files, COBOL Programming

OPEN statement:

We know that the processing of a file should start with the execution of an OPEN statement. The file can be opened in any one of the 4 open modes - INPUT, OUTPUT, EXTEND and I-O. The simplified syntax of the OPEN statement is as shown below 

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