CODE (begin executable statements)

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The CODE statement separates the data declaration section from the executable statement section within a PROGRAM, PROCEDURE, or ROUTINE. The first statement executed in a PROGRAM, PROCEDURE, or ROUTINE is the statement following CODE. The word "Code" is a reserved word, and may not be used as a label of a variable or procedure.

Example:

PROGRAM

 

!Global Data declarations go here

 

CODE

!Executable statements go here

 

 

OrdList PROCEDURE  !Declare a procedure

 

!Local Data declarations go here

 

CODE              !This is the beginning of the "code" section

!Executable statements go here

 

See Also:

PROGRAM

PROCEDURE