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5.2.7 VALUE OF Clause

X >_Workstation_> Under AIX, OS/2, and Windows, the VALUE OF clause is not
X supported for line sequential files. It is treated as a comment for sequential, relative and indexed files. <_Workstation_<

The VALUE OF clause describes an item in the label records associated with this file. The clause is syntax checked, but has no effect on the execution of the program.

Should be qualified when necessary, but cannot be subscripted. It must be described in the Working-Storage Section. It cannot be described with the USAGE IS INDEX clause.

Can be numeric or nonnumeric, or a figurative constant of category numeric or nonnumeric.

Cannot be a floating-point literal.

X The VALUE OF clause is treated as a comment under an SD.

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