The listing control statements provide a control for producing output file listings during the compile process.
Three statements are associated with the listing control statements:
SKIP1, SKIP2 AND SKIP3
The EJECT Statement The EJECT statement tells your COBOL system to print the next line of source code at the top of the next page.
The SKIP1, SKIP2 and SKIP3 Statements The SKIP1, SKIP2 and SKIP3 statements control the vertical spacing of the source code listing produced by your COBOL system.
They specify the lines to be skipped in the source code listing.
The TITLE Statement The TITLE statement tells your COBOL system what title to print on the first line of all subsequent pages of the listing.