Data Scope Attribute Clauses Overview

You can use several directive clauses to control the data scope attributes of variables for the duration of the construct in which you specify them. If you do not specify a data scope attribute clause on a directive, the default is SHARED for those variables affected by the directive.

Each of the data scope attribute clauses accepts a list, which is a comma-separated list of named variables or named common blocks that are accessible in the scoping unit. When you specify named common blocks, they must appear between slashes ( /name/ ).

Not all of the clauses are allowed on all directives, but the directives to which each clause applies are listed in the clause descriptions.

The data scope attribute clauses are: