XML Syntax - XD File Description

The XD file description defines a set of record definitions to receive data in an XML stream. COBOL programs that use XML must specify ORGANIZATION IS XML.


XML Syntax - XD file description

Syntax Rules:

  1. File-name-1 is the filename as declared in the SELECT statement as ORGANIZATION IS XML.
  2. Record-description-entry is the COBOL record definition that uses XML syntax extensions.

General Rules:

  1. Do not code an OCCURS DEPENDING ON clause into the XD record of a program that is compiled with the ODOSLIDE directive.