MS

Syntax:

>>-.---.-.-------MS--"version"-.-----------><
   +-/-+ +.----.-MS------------+
          +-NO-+

Parameters:

version
The version:
1
Microsoft COBOL Version 1.
2
Microsoft COBOL Version 2.

Properties:

Default: NOMS (Dialect)
Phase: Syntax check
$SET: Initial

Dependencies:

MS sets DEFAULTBYTE"0" and ACCEPTREFRESH immediately.

Comments:

Specifying MS with no parameters is the same as specifying MS"2". MS"1" is identical to IBM-MS and PC1.

This directive is for compatibility with Microsoft COBOL before version 3.0. For compatibility with V3.0 and later, use:NOMS MF"integer"

The value of integer to use is shown in the description of the MF directive.