cobol ACCEPT statement


Example

ACCEPT variable.
ACCEPT variable FROM CONSOLE.

ACCEPT variable FROM ENVIRONMENT "path".
ACCEPT variable FROM COMMAND-LINE.

ACCEPT variable FROM ARGUMENT-NUMBER
ACCEPT variable FROM ARGUMENT-VALUE

ACCEPT variable AT 0101.
ACCEPT screen-variable.

ACCEPT today FROM DATE.
ACCEPT today FROM DATE YYYYMMDD.
ACCEPT thetime FROM TIME.

ACCEPT theday FROM DAY.
ACCEPT theday FROM DAY YYYYDDD.

ACCEPT weekday FROM DAY-OF-WEEK.

ACCEPT thekey FROM ESCAPE KEY.

ACCEPT username FROM USER NAME.

ACCEPT exception-stat FROM EXCEPTION STATUS.

ACCEPT some-data FROM device-name.

See http://open-cobol.sourceforge.net/faq/index.html#accept for more details.