Start statement - indexed files, COBOL Programming

START STATEMENT:

The START statement places the files to the initial logical record whose record key satisfies the condition specified by the KEY phrase. The access mode should be SEQUENTIAL or DYNAMIC and the file should be opened in the I-O mode.

 

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