select output-file assign to external evar organization is line sequential. ... fd output-file record contains 80 characters. 01 output-file-record pic x(80). ... procedure division. open output output-file. write output-file-record from "c:\dir\file". ... close output-file. stop run.
If, before running the above code, the following command is issued:
set evar=">cmd /c print"
then each WRITE operation on output-file is passed as input to the print command.