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X 8.1.13 SKIP1/2/3 Statements




X The SKIP1/2/3 statements specify blank lines that the compiler should add
X when printing the source listing. SKIP statements have no effect on the
X compilation of the source program itself.


 X  ___ Format _____________________________________________________________ 
 X |                                                                        |
 X | >>__ _SKIP1_ __ ___ ________________________________________________>< |
 X |     |_SKIP2_|  |_._|                                                   |
 X |     |_SKIP3_|                                                          |
   |                                                                        |
   |________________________________________________________________________|

X SKIP1

X Specifies a single blank line to be inserted in the source listing.


X SKIP2

X Specifies two blank lines to be inserted in the source listing.


X SKIP3

X Specifies three blank lines to be inserted in the source listing.


X SKIP1, SKIP2, or SKIP3 can be written anywhere in either Area A or Area B,
X and can be terminated with a separator period. It must be the only
X statement on the line.


X The SKIP1/2/3 statement must be embedded in a program source. For
X example, in the case of batch applications, the SKIP1/2/3 statement must
X be placed between the CBL (PROCESS) statement and the end of the program
X (or the END PROGRAM header, if specified).

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