> I have one last question, is their anyway to change color in CoBOL?
That will depend entirely on what is required to have its
colour changed: printouts ? the programmer ? the source
If it is Cobol DISPLAYs to screen then there are several
ways to do it and this depends on the environment and the
With MicroFocus (or MS Cobol) you can do it with SCREEN
SECTION, with DISPLAY .... FOREGROUND-COLOUR BACKGROUND-COLOUR
(or even COLOR), or with CBL_WRITE_SCR_CHARS_ATTR (or
similar). or CALL x"A7", or configuring the ADIS
In some environments you can send control sequences to
the screen to effect the colour changes.
Or you can provide a configuration file withh appropriate
Other compilers may have similar facilities or different
ones. This may also depend on how you are displaying
to the screen (eg ANSI DISPLAY, extended DISPLAY or