A data-address-identifer references the unique data item that contains the address of a data item.

General Format

ADDRESS of identifier-1

Syntax Rules

  1. Identifier-1 must reference a data item defined in the File Section, Working-Storage Section, Local-Storage Section or Linkage Section. Identifier-1 must not be defined in the Working-Storage or the File Section of an instance object or a factory object.
  2. Identifier-1 must not reference an object reference.
  3. This identifier format must not be specified as a receiving opernad.

General Rules

  1. Data-address-identifier creates a unique data item of class pointer and category data-pointer that contains the address of identifier-1.