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How to see the particular record in the PS

 
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r.ravikumar

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:46 pm    Post subject: How to see the particular record in the PS
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In a PS i have 1000 records. I want to see the 710th records. How can i see the record directly with out pressing PF8.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:50 pm    Post subject:
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Ravi,

Give number (in your case 710) at the command prompt and press PF8.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:52 pm    Post subject:
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You can give

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               l  710




in the command line suppose if you want to see 710th record
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:58 pm    Post subject: Re: How to see the particular record in the PS
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Thanks for your answer.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:31 pm    Post subject:
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710 <PF8> takes you down 710 recs from where you are.

The Locate command (L for short) takes you to the particular record:

L 710

works from anywhere in the file.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 7:39 pm    Post subject:
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The Locate command (L for short) takes you to the particular record:

L 710
not only works, but meets the "requirement" of not using PF8. . . .

Ya gotta wonder where some of the requirements are generated - maybe an interview question?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:27 pm    Post subject:
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The poster might have meant "without repeatedly using PF8" to move way down in the file (benefit of the doubt?).
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:17 pm    Post subject:
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Yup, might have. . .

At least one other person read it that way as their suggestion included using PF8 icon_smile.gif

Good thing there are many of us reading these as we often get multiple interpretations.
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