Sequential files with the variable-length records, COBOL Programming

SEQUENTIAL FILES WITH THE VARIABLE-LENGTH RECORDS:

The Magnetic - tape or disk files can hold variable-length records. In this situation the file can have records with various fixed lengths or one or more records can hold variable number of table elements. In the later situation the table elements are defined with OCCUR....DEPENDING clause. 

 

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