DELETE statement deletes records from mass storage. Some compilers allow the
DELETE statement to be used with a
FILE clause, to delete
FD names (along with any associated indexing structures that may be required by the database management engine in use).
identification division. program-id. deleting. environment division. configuration section. input-output section. file-control. select optional indexed-file assign to "indexed-file.dat" status is indexing-status organization is indexed access mode is dynamic record key is keyfield alternate record key is altkey with duplicates . ... procedure division. move "abcdef" to keyfield *> Delete a record by index delete indexed-file record invalid key display "No delete of " keyfield end-display not invalid key display "Record " keyfield " removed" end-display end-delete perform check-delete-status ...