Data-name (Report Writer)

A data-name specifies the name of the data item being described.

General Format

Syntax for General Format for Data-name (Report Writer)

Syntax Rules

  1. In the report section data-name-1 need not appear in a data description entry.

General Rules

  1. In the Report Section, data-name-1 must be given in the following cases:
    1. When data-name-1 represents a report group to be referred to by a GENERATE or a USE statement in the procedure division.
    2. When reference is to be made to the sum counter in the procedure division or report section.
    3. When a DETAIL report group is referenced in the UPON phrase of the SUM clause.
    4. When data-name-1 is required to provide sum counter qualification.