L1 to L9 used to identify certain fields on control fields and then used to condition which operations are to be processed at detail or total calculation or output time.
Using this record level keyword, you can specify cursor location on an output operation to the record format you are defining. The program sends output after setting the cursor location.
CAT – Concatenate two variables or constants into one continuous string. BCAT – Truncates all trailing blanks in the first character string, one blank is inserted, then the two character strings are concatenated. TCAT – Truncates all trailing blanks in the first character string, the two character strings are concatenated.
Use this record-level keyword to immediately display a record format, without waiting for the next input or output/input operation.