I-O Status Codes

When the DIALECT"RM" Compiler directive is in effect, the FILETYPE Compiler directive is set to 21 (RM/COBOL files); this ensures that RM/COBOL status codes are returned for I-O operations.

However, if some other FILETYPE or DIALECT (which sets another FILETYPE) is in effect, you can use the following method to continue to return RM/COBOL status codes:

Set the following option in the XFH-DEFAULT tag of the File Handler configuration file.