Name the sections present in data division.

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Posted On: Feb 22, 2018

 

Data division tells us the name that is given to data in the programs that it manipulates. It has six sections-

  • File section- It defines the fields within the records of each file in the program.
  • Working storage section- It defines the names of the data that the program uses for the manipulation of data.
  • Screen section – It is used when the program does in-out through forms.
  • Report section- It is used for preparing reports.
  • Linkage section.
  • Local storage section- It is used for calling COBOL program.

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