In this topic, we described about the Difference between Index & Subscript with detailed example.
Below are the differences in between the index and subscript.
|Subscript is no of occurrences of an array.||Index is no of displacement positions of an array.|
|Subscript require to declare separately with S9(04) COMP in WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.||Index doesn’t require a separate declaration. INDEX BY phrase used to declare index.|
|Subscript is slow in accessing table data item.||Index is faster in accessing table data item.|
|Subscript can initialize by using MOVE statement.||Index should initialize by using SET statement.|
|Subscript can increase by using ADD statement and decrease by using SUBTRACT statement.||Index can increase by using SET UP BY statement and decrease by using SET DOWN BY statement.|