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Incomplete string error with find or replace command

 
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naveen_amudalapelly
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2006 1:44 am    Post subject: Incomplete string error with find or replace command
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Hi,

When i m trying to find or replace a ';' with a single space ' ' it showing incomplete string.

following is the procedure i used

f ';' ' ' all

anyhelp in this regard wud be appreciated
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2006 1:51 am    Post subject: Re: find or replace command
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sorry following procedure is used

for find f ';' all

for replace c ';' ' ' all
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:06 am    Post subject: Re: find or replace command
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Since I'm sure that you're aware that the semi-colon ';' is the command delimiter for ISPF, you can't do what you're trying that way. The easiest thing to do is to use the hex representation of the semi-colon instead:

C X'5E' X'40' ALL or C X'5E' ' ' ALL
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2006 2:52 am    Post subject: Re: find or replace command
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Thank you super K! i got it
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 08, 2006 12:55 am    Post subject:
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Hi K,

As far as I know: c ';' ' ' all should work.

The tougher one is: c"'" ' ' all (that's "c dbl quote single quote dbl quote")
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