You read the manual for the PRINT statement?
Wed Sep 01, 2021 6:41pm

Who does that?

Seriously, WHO DOES THAT?

I get why they did that, it's kinda annoying to do a
cout << "My values:" << value << ", " << value2 << ", " << value3; when you want to make a simple table.

print "My Values", value, value2, value3 is much cleaner.

(I think I read the manual for print back in like 1999. Oh those wild "end of the millenium" times.)

    • Puckdropper was on the right track with the white spaces. I stumbled back on this topic because I was checking the old news entries and this was linked. Because it was never solved, I tried to recreate it. Sure enough, it did just as it did back then (why wouldn't it?) Doing the fol... more
      • You read the manual for the PRINT statement?- Puckdropper, Wed Sep 01 2021 6:41pm
        • jumping to documentation when I have a question about how/why something is working not like I expect it to. COBOL is full of weirdnesses and multiple ways to do things. Example, here's one of the DISPLAY statement's possible syntaxes: Source: https://www.microfocus.com/docum... more
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