Use the forward slash (/) line pointer control to read multiple
records sequentially. The / advances the input pointer to the next
record. The / line pointer control moves the input pointer forward
only and must be specified after the instructions for reading the
values in the current record.
The single INPUT statement below reads the values for Lname and
Fname in the first record, followed by the values for Department
and JobCode in the second record. Then the value for Salary is read
in the third record.
input Lname $ 1-8 Fname $ 10-15 /
Department $ 1-12 JobCode $ 15-19 /
Multiple Records Comprising Each