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What is the Importance of GLOBAL clause According to new
standards of COBOL?

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What is the Importance of GLOBAL clause According to new standards of COBOL?..

Answer / ms. stanley

A variable delared as GLOBAL can be used by all its
including and included programs. (By all the subprograms and
the main programs)

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What is the Importance of GLOBAL clause According to new standards of COBOL?..

Answer / maveric

When any data name, file name, condition name or index defined in an including program can be referenced by a directly or indirectly in an included program, provided the said name has been declared to be a global name by GLOBAL.
Format of global clause is 01 DATA-1 PIC 9(05) IS GLOBAL

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