Please help me. I'm new to programming and now I'm dealing with COBOL. I want to create excel document with some named rows and columns. Please suggest me and help me to achieve this.
As I am fresher I want to know deeply on what to do ? and How to do?
And how i can compile a Cobol program in my home pc? is ter any software to do that?
Please suggest me.
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Re: How to create excel sheet through COBOL program2013-01-23T21:28:40Z in response to SystemAdminAh, this answers some the questions I noted in your other post. I'll assume 'fresher' == 'freshman'/'newbie'
As for EXCEL, you'll have use their documentation to discover the requisite file/record formatting APIs, they should be directly callable from any COBOL variant (assuming their stock STDCALL, not funky .net).
Richard A Nelson (Rick)
COBOL Development IBM Silicon Valley Laboratory