COBOL Alter

>ALTER in COBOL, IBM COBOL/400
The COBOL ALTER statement changes the transfer point specified in a COBOL GO TO statement. The COBOL ALTER statement is an obsolete language element and encourages the use of unstructured programming practices. It is to be deleted from the next revision of the ANSI Standard. The COBOL EVALUATE statement provides the same function as the ALTER in COBOL statement and helps ensure that your program will be well-structured.

>COBOL ALTER Statement, HP COBOL II/XL
The ALTER in COBOL statement is an obsolete feature of the 1985 ANSI COBOL standard. The COBOL ALTER statement allows you to modify a predetermined sequence of operations.

>COBOL ALTER Statement Diagram
Provides a diagram for the COBOL ALTER syntax.

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