Similarly, the child elements inside WS-EMPLOYEE(03) would be called WS-EMPLOYEE-SSN(03) and WS-EMPLOYEE-NAME(03).
Please note when emailing us to include your full name in the email, as well as the last 4 numbers of your SSN and your license or application number.Likewise, setting an index up by one will move the index to the next element, regardless of the size of the element. The COBOL compiler translates it into a proper offset for you. Lookup tables save processing time by searching for an input x and finding the output y from the table, rather than do an expensive computation. An online CICS program require date conversion from MM-DD-CCCYY to DD-MON-CCYY format, before display on the screen. WS-SALES-TABLE, WS-EMPLOYEES-TABLE are examples of table names. A table name is a collective name for all the elements in it.