Special Register PAGE-COUNTER

The reserved word PAGE-COUNTER is a name for a page counter that is generated for each RD entry in the report section of the Data Division. The implicit description is PIC 9(6) BINARY. The value in PAGE-COUNTER is maintained by the RWCS and is used by the program to number the pages of a report. PAGE-COUNTER can be referenced only in the SOURCE clause of the Report Section and in Procedure Division statements. (See the section PAGE-COUNTER Rules.)