Initialize a filler in cobol

INITILIAZING A FILLER IN GROUP VARIABLE When we initialize a group level variable, the FILLERS which are under this group variable remains unaffected. As a result, the FILLERS retain their previous content even after the INITIALIZE statement. . Here if GROUP-VAR is initialized, the FILLER will not get initialized . ; ; ; ; In such cases, we should first move spaces into the group variable and then initialize. MOVE SPACES TO GROUP-VAR.