The CODE-SET Clause

General Format

The following format of the CODE-SET clause is supported under the DIALECT"RM" Compiler directive.

General Rules

The CODE-SET clause specifies the character code set used to represent data on the external media. See The CODE-SET Clause in the File Description Entry Skeleton. If CODE-SET is present in both the File Control Entry and File Description Entry of a file, they must contain the same value for alphabet-name.