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random access [Cobol/Syntax]
An access mode in which the program-specified value of a key data item identifies the logical record that is obtained fr ...
record [Cobol/Syntax]
See logical record.
record area [Cobol/Syntax]
A storage area allocated for the purpose of processing the record described in a record description entry in the FILE SE ...
record description [Cobol/Syntax]
See record description entry.
record description entry [Cobol/Syntax]
The total set of data description entries associated with a particular record. Synonymous with record description.
record key [Cobol/Syntax]
A key whose contents identify a record within an indexed file.
record number [Cobol/Syntax]
The ordinal number of a record in the file whose organization is sequential.
record-name [Cobol/Syntax]
A user-defined word that names a record described in a record description entry in the DATA DIVISION of a COBOL program.
recording mode [Cobol/Syntax]
The format of the logical records in a file. Recording mode can be F (fixed length), V (variable length), S (spanned), o ...
recursion [Cobol/Concept]
A program calling itself or being directly or indirectly called by one of its called programs.