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k.junaid83

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:27 pm    Post subject: ISPF Dialog Error: Variable is syntactically incorrect
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Hi All,
When I login in to ISPF and give any option for the first,its giving the following error :

ISPV009

Invalid variable name
Variable 'DS .EV22' is syntactically incorrect.

Whats the reason for this dialog error.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:21 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

If this 'DS .EV22' is all or part of a dataset name, the space is invalid.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:20 pm    Post subject:
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As far as I know, the period (.) is also not allowed as part of an ISPF variable name.

O.
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