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How to continue a string in PARM parameter onto next line

 
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Ajay Baghel

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:12 pm    Post subject: How to continue a string in PARM parameter onto next line
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How to continue a string in PARM parameter onto next line?
I am getting errors like UNBALANCED QUOTED STRING -
Code:

//STEP1    EXEC PGM=TESTAJ,PARM='888888888888888888888888888888888888888
//  8888888888882222'       


I tried puttin continuation comma, but i am not getting it. I tried sending 100 bytes to program in this way. But i am not able to getting it done?

Thanks,
Ajay
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:30 pm    Post subject:
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Have you tried to look up the answer?
Continuing the Parameter Field
Continuing Parameter Fields Enclosed in Apostrophes
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2007 3:31 pm    Post subject:
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Ajay,

Refer the link -

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr/BOOKS/IEA1B605/16.6.1?SHELF=&DT=19980116185648&CASE=
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Ajay Baghel

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:23 pm    Post subject: Re: How to continue a string in PARM parameter onto next lin
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As per 2nd url, i tried :
1.extended the param string till column 71
2.coded // in columns 1 and 2 of the following statement.
3.and continued the parameter in column 16
4. put this string in paranthesis

Code:

----+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4----+----5----+----6----+----7---
********************************* Top of Data ***************************
//MDS9ABTT JOB (TEST),'GDG',MSGLEVEL=(1,1),                             J
//             CLASS=T,MSGCLASS=2,NOTIFY=MDS9AB                         0
//STEP1    EXEC PGM=TESTAJ6,PARM=('111111111111111111111111111111111111 0
//             11111111111111111111111111111111111111')                 0
//STEPLIB  DD  DSN=SCLM1.MDSDEV.LOAD,DISP=SHR                           
//         DD  DSN=SCLM1.PROD.LOAD,DISP=SHR                             
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*                                                  0
//SYSOUT   DD SYSOUT=*                                                  0
//SYSIN    DD DUMMY                                                     
******************************** Bottom of Data *************************


The output is:

Code:

SDSF OUTPUT DISPLAY MDS9ABTT JOB09273  DSID   102 LINE 0       COLUMNS 14- 93
COMMAND INPUT ===>                                                  SCROLL ===>    CSR
-+----2----+----3----+----4----+----5----+----6----+----7----+----8----+----9--
********************************* TOP OF DATA *********************************
PARM PARAMETER                                                                 
                                                                               
:  11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 
******************************** BOTTOM OF DATA *******************************


Thanks everybody for your help

Ajay
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mmwife

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2007 9:32 pm    Post subject:
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You can also try:
Code:
 //STEP1    EXEC PGM=TESTAJ6,
// PARM='1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111'

if you're looking to PARM 70 bytes or so.
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