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This book describes the file handling features available with NetExpress.
If you are using NetExpress to create COBOL applications which access files, this book is for you.
The following type styles and conventions have been used in this book:
cat script_name | more
The italic text denotes a variable that you type as part of the command.
column_nameis like the
pattern_value, or is not like the
pattern_value, depending on the absence or presence of the optional word
column_name [NOT] LIKE pattern_value
This paragraph only applies on UNIX systems.