Accepting Single Fields

To use ACCEPT and DISPLAY elementary items from and into single fields at run time, use the syntax:

display data-item at xxyy ...
accept data-item at xxyy ...


is an elementary item defined in the Data Division of your program.
is the position on the screen (xx=line,yy=column) where the DISPLAY or ACCEPT field starts. The length of the field is governed by the length and type of data-item, and by the SIZE clause of the ACCEPT or DISPLAY statement.