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error compiling micro focus cobol

error compiling micro focus cobol

error compiling micro focus cobol

program works and compiles well in fujitsu cobol, but when i open and compile the file using micro focus cobol, i have these error messages. see below a part of the messages while compiling with MF cobol. it seems i need to set some options but i don't know which. your help is appreciated. TIA

* Micro Focus Net Express            V5.1 revision 000           Compiler
* Copyright (C) 1984-2009 Micro Focus (IP) Limited.      URN AXCGG/AA0/00000
COBCH1001E Character other than *, D, /, -, or $ found in column 7. Blank assumed.  : C:\MFCOBOL\Train\d022d\acfy-dedupe1.cob(1,7)
COBCH0143S Unknown IDENTIFICATION DIVISION paragraph  : C:\MFCOBOL\Train\d022d\acfy-dedupe1.cob(1,14)
COBCH1001E Character other than *, D, /, -, or $ found in column 7. Blank assumed.  : C:\MFCOBOL\Train\d022d\acfy-dedupe1.cob(2,7)
COBCH1012E DIVISION missing or misspelled. DIVISION assumed.  : C:\MFCOBOL\Train\d022d\acfy-dedupe1.cob(2,11)
COBCH1014E Period missing. Period assumed.  : C:\MFCOBOL\Train\d022d\acfy-dedupe1.cob(2,23)
COBCH0105S PROGRAM-ID missing  : C:\MFCOBOL\Train\d022d\acfy-dedupe1.cob(2,23)

RE: error compiling micro focus cobol

The compiler says that your program is not formatted properly.

RE: error compiling micro focus cobol

thnx for your reply.

yeah it obvious it's not formatted properly for micro focus. but i can assure you it is, using fujitsu because the program works and compiles using the fujuitsu compiler as stated above.

it seems i have to set some options to set to conform with the MF net express compiler. that's what im looking for, which option to set and to what? hope anyone out there has a solution.

RE: error compiling micro focus cobol

for you who have encountered similar problems with mine here's the solution for this.

add a directive on the Project Menu.
click Project then Properties on the Project Properties window add SOURCEFORMAT "FREE" in the project directives input field.

RE: error compiling micro focus cobol

Yes, FREE will likely solve the problem, but without seeing the actual code, one cannot be sure.

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