Visual Studio, open a
Visual COBOL project that contains the COBOL program(s) on which you want to base a record layout file.
- On the project's COBOL properties page, set
Compile for debugging to
Yes, and then save the project.
- Build the project to generate an
.idy file for each program in the project, or build a specific program to generate its
Note: Visual COBOL writes
.idy files to the output directory specified in your project properties.