cobolGO TO statement


The much beloved GO TO. COBOL includes named paragraphs and sections, along with other labels, and any of them can be the target of a GO statement. GO statement syntax diagram

GO statement

GO TO label

GO TO label-1 label-2 label-3 DEPENDING ON identifier-1

GO TO label OF section


The last line example indicates that an ALTER statement is in play, and another part of the code will specify which actual label is the target of the jump.