Restrictions When Working With Standalone COBOL Files

Most editing, compiling and debugging features within the IDE require that your files are part of a project. When working with standalone files, some of the features are not available or are not fully supported.

Support for editing, compiling and debugging of standalone files is only available for native COBOL programs.

The COBOL editor provides limited support for the following features, provided that you have compiled the file - Call Hierarchy, colorization, debugging, Expanded copybook view, Go To Definition, IntelliSense assistance, and Quick Browse.

The following features and technologies are not supported: