COBOL Note

>COBOL NOTE Statement, IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS
OS/VS COBOL accepted the COBOL NOTE statement. Enterprise COBOL does not accept the COBOL NOTE statement. Therefore, for Enterprise COBOL delete all COBOL NOTE statements and use comment lines instead for the entire NOTE paragraph.

>COBOL NOTE Statement, Micro Focus Enterprise Developer
The COBOL NOTE statement introduces a sentence or paragraph that will be treated as comments. If a COBOL NOTE statement is the first sentence of a paragraph, the entire paragraph is treated as comment.

>COBOL NOTE Statement, Unisys COBOL
The COBOL NOTE statement allows the programmer to write commentary which is produced on the listing but not compiled. Standard COBOL 1974 has replaced the NOTE in COBOL statement by a generalized comment facility. An asterisk (*) in character position 7 identifies any line as a comment line.

>NOTE in COBOL Statement, Micro Focus Visual COBOL
The NOTE in COBOL statement introduces a sentence or paragraph that will be treated as comments. If a NOTE in COBOL statement is the first sentence of a paragraph, the entire paragraph is treated as comment. If a COBOL NOTE statement appears as other than the first sentence of a paragraph, text up to the next separator period is treated as comment.

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