Summary -

In this topic, we described about the SKIP Statement with detailed example.

The SKIP1, SKIP2 and SKIP3 statements specify blank lines that the compiler should add when printing the source listing. SKIP statements have no effect on the compilation of the source text. SKIP statements have no effect on the execution of the program.

Syntax -

SKIP Syntax

SKIP1 -

Specifies a single blank line to be inserted in the source listing.

SKIP2 -

Specifies two blank lines to be inserted in the source listing.

SKIP3 -

Specifies three blank lines to be inserted in the source listing.

SKIP1, SKIP2 or SKIP3 can be written anywhere in either Area A or Area B and can be terminated with a separator period.

SKIP1, SKIP2 or SKIP3 can code only one statement per line. The SKIP statements must be embedded in a program source.