Creating the Copybook File

In this section you create a COBOL copybook. This file is created from the sample archive file that you downloaded previously.

  1. In the COBOL Explorer, right-click the CobolBook project, and click New > COBOL Copybook.
  2. Ensure that the Containing project field contains CobolBook/src.
  3. Type book-rec.cpy in the New file name field. Click Finish to create the copybook.
  4. Replace the contents of the opened file with the downloaded copy of book-rec.cpy.
  5. Click File > Save.