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Using the Linux nano editor create a text file [login to view URL] containing employee records using the layout below by typing in the values shown.
[login to view URL] File layout with the following field columns: EmployeeId 1-7, LastName 8-17, First Name 18-27, Birth Date yyymmdd 28-35, Salary 36-44, Gender 45
Create the Cobol application that will read the [login to view URL] text data file and write out the [login to view URL] file.
Make sure to include all four DIVISION areas: IDENTIFICATION DIVISION., ENVIRONMENT DIVISION., DATA DIVISION., PROCEDURE DIVISION.
The IDENTIFICATION DIVISION will be used to identify the program
The ENVIRONMENT DIVISION will be used to setup the FILE-CONTROL for the section of the files
The DATA DIVISION will define the FILE SECTION (record layout) and WORK-STORAGE SECTION report layout)
The PROCEDURE DIVISION will define the business logic modules for opening files, reading and processing records and closing the file
Your program will read the text data file [login to view URL] containing employee records
Update their salary using a %5 increase
The Cobol application will create and write a new employee report output file [login to view URL]
Print the report output to the [login to view URL] with the new salaries
Use the Linux $ cat command to display the contents of the file