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Rexx for 3.14 search utility

 
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milinangalia

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:27 pm    Post subject: Rexx for 3.14 search utility
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I have made following Rexx routine for 3.14 search utility

/*REXX CODE TO DO SEARCH FROM PDS */
ARG ABC
ADDRESS ISPEXEC CONTROL ERRORS RETURN
ADDRESS ISPEXEC
"VIEW DATASET('abc.JCLLIB(SRCH) MACRO(CH1)')"

MACRO CH1

ISREDIT MACRO(ABC)
ISREDIT CHANGE 'XXXXX' &ABC

abc.JCLLIB(SRCH) contains JCL for batch search utility where search string is coded like " SRCHFOR 'XXXXX' "

My Rexx routine opens the JCL in view mode but cannot replace 'XXXXX' with the argument received. Please tell me how I can do that. I tried with ISREDIT macro but not able to do.
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superk

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Rexx for 3.14 search utility
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Are you sure that the code you posted is right?

Shouldn't it look more like this:

*REXX CODE TO DO SEARCH FROM PDS */
ARG ABC
ADDRESS ISPEXEC CONTROL ERRORS RETURN
ADDRESS ISPEXEC
"VPUT ABC"
"VIEW DATASET('abc.JCLLIB(SRCH)') MACRO(CH1)"

MACRO CH1

ISREDIT MACRO
VGET ABC
ISREDIT CHANGE 'XXXXX' &ABC
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ofer71

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 9:15 am    Post subject:
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or simply change
Code:
"VIEW DATASET('abc.JCLLIB(SRCH)') MACRO(CH1)"

to
Code:
"VIEW DATASET('abc.JCLLIB(SRCH)') MACRO(CH1) PARM(&ABC)"


O.
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superk

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 2:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Rexx for 3.14 search utility
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Aw, jeez, now that's embarrassing. icon_redface.gif

When I was double-checking the BROWSE syntax, I used the ISPF BROWSE model as a reference, and I swear that the model doesn't show the PARM parameter. I'll have to double-check it when I can.
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milinangalia

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 1:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Rexx for 3.14 search utility
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Thanks superk . I have used VPUT and VGET in my Rexx code. Now its working.
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