General Description (Data Division)

The Data Division describes the data that the run-time system module is to accept as input, to manipulate, to create, or to produce as output.

The following is the General Format of the sections in the Data Division, and defines the order of presentation in the source element.

General Format

General format for the data division

The Report Section is described in the section Report Writer. The other sections are described in individual subtopics within this section.