Purpose

The working storage section defines variables amd constants which are not associated with a file.

Syntax

Syntax Diagrams


COBOL Metalanguage

working-storage-section
WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.
[ data-declaration-paragraph ] ...

BNF

<working-storage-section> ::=
WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.
<data-declaration-paragraph-list> | <empty>
<data-declaration-paragraph-list> ::=
<data-declaration> 
| <data-declaration-paragraph-list> <data-declaration> 

EBNF

<working-storage-section> ::=
WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.
<data-declaration-paragraph> *

Semantics

See Also

⇑ Data Division  

External Links

Data Division   Compaq COBOL Reference Manual
Data Description Entries   HP COBOL II/XL Reference Manual

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