ISPF Utilities: ISRFIND, ISRDDN and DDLIST

January 20, 2014 Rui Miguel Feio

ISRFIND, ISRDDN and DDLIST are 3 of the most useful utilities under ISPF.   ISRFIND and ISRDDN can be invoked as TSO commands, i.e., by issuing TSO ISRFIND and TSO ISRDDN on the ISPF command line. DDLIST on the other hand is an ISPF command table entry that invokes ISRDDN. This […]

Useful ISPF Commands

January 18, 2013 Rui Miguel Feio

The following table describes some of the most used ISPF commands that may come very handy when editing datasets or members the mainframe: Edit Primary Commands CHANGE string1 string2 Changes first occurrence of string1 with string2. CHANGE can also be used as C CHANGE ALL string1 string2 Changes all occurrences […]

ISPF – How to Identify the Changes You’ve Made

January 16, 2013 Rui Miguel Feio

Let’s imagine you have the following JCL and you need to change it to accommodate  your needs: //COMPRESS JOB (),’COMPRESS’,NOTIFY=&SYSUID,CLASS=A,MSGLEVEL=(1,1), // MSGCLASS=X //************************************************** //*  THIS IS AN EXAMPLE – THIS LINE WILL BE DELETED //************************************************** //STEP1 EXEC PGM=IEBCOPY //SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=* //INPUT DD DSNAME=SYS1.EXAMPLE.FILE,DISP=SHR //OUTPUT DD DSNAME=SYS1.EXAMPLE.FILE,DISP=SHR //SYSIN DD * […]

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