General Formats for Format 1
The following format of the ACCEPT statement is supported under DIALECT"RM":
Syntax Rules for Format 1
- Identifier-3, identifier-6 and identifier-7, if specified, must be integer identifiers. Literal-2, literal-5 and literal-6,
if specified, must be integer literals.
- Literal-6 must be a single character.
- identifier-9 must be defined as PIC9(9) BINARY(4).
General Rules for Format 1
In order for the ACCEPT statement to properly emulate RM/COBOL behavior, it will be necessary to use the ADISCF utility to
enable the RM/COBOL configuration (RM2VCOB). Follow the tutorial
Configuring Your Application for Eclipse for more details.
- This format is treated as equivalent to Format 5 of the ACCEPT statement as described in the section
The ACCEPT Statement, but multiple operands are allowed.