To load program information

  1. Generate an .idy debug information file for the COBOL program that contains the Data Division you want to load. See To create a debug information (.idy) file for layout file input for instructions.
  2. Start the Record Layout Editor. See To start the Record Layout Editor for instructions.
  3. Right-click inside the Record Layout Editor window; then select Load Program Information from the context menu.
  4. Locate the .idy file that contains the Data Division from which you want to extract layouts.
  5. Click Open.

    The Record Layout Editor loads the Data Division of the selected COBOL file into the left pane of the Record Layout Editor window.