COBOL Entry

>COBOL ENTRY Statement, HP COBOL II/XL
The COBOL ENTRY statement is an HP extension to the ANSI COBOL standard. The COBOL ENTRY statement establishes a secondary entry point in an HP COBOL II subprogram. In nested programs, this statement must begin in Area A. However, like all other COBOL statements in the PROCEDURE DIVISION, the ENTRY in COBOL statement must be in a paragraph.

>COBOL ENTRY Statement, COBOL for AIX
The COBOL ENTRY statement establishes an alternate entry point into a COBOL called subprogram. When a CALL statement that specifies the alternate entry point is executed in a calling program, control is transferred to the next executable statement following the ENTRY in COBOL statement.

>COBOL ENTRY Statement, Micro Focus Enterprise Developer for Visual Studio
The COBOL ENTRY statement is a data type attribute that declares a constant or variable whose value is an entry point, and describes the attributes of the parameters, if any, that are declared for the entry point.

>ENTRY Statement in COBOL, Micro Focus
Diagram of the COBOL ENTRY syntax.

>Entry Points in COBOL
COBOL ENTRY point explained. The COBOL ENTRY statement establishes an alternate entry point into a COBOL called subprogram. When a CALL statement that specifies the alternate entry point is executed in a calling program, control is transferred to the next executable statement following the COBOL ENTRY statement.

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