Editor Quick Action: Converting .NET Types to Portable COBOL Syntax

When writing .NET COBOL code that should be used on any platform, a light bulb quick action enables you to convert .NET types with a corresponding predefined .NET COBOL type to COBOL predefined types - this helps write platform independent applications which you can easily export from Visual Studio and edit with Enterprise Developer for Eclipse.

To help with this, use the light bulb quick action, Convert to COBOL Syntax. The quick action is available for .NET types and enables you to quickly perform conversions such as System.UInt64 to binary-double unsigned.

The editor provides a light bulb quick action, Convert to portable COBOL syntax, to automatically replace the .NET type with a COBOL predefined type: