To start the Record Layout Editor from your
Visual COBOL project:
Visual Studio, open the project that contains your COBOL program.
- Right-click the COBOL program that contains the Data Division on which you want to base your new record layout file; then
Create Record Layout File from the context menu.
To start the Record Layout Editor in Classic Data File Tools:
- In Classic Data File Tools, click
File > New > Record Layout; then click
- Navigate to the folder that contains the
.idy file created from your COBOL program.
- Select the
.idy file; then click