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Can we open and view a tape dataset directly?

 
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maggiebms

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 4:48 pm    Post subject: Can we open and view a tape dataset directly?
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Can we open and view a tape dataset directly? If so, how to do that?
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Can we open and view a tape dataset directly?
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If by "directly" you mean straight from a TSO/ISPF session, then no, most likely you can't.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Can we open and view a tape dataset directly?
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Thanks
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 5:54 pm    Post subject:
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You should provide the definition of directly. As stated earlier, direct fom TSO/ISPF session it's not possible, you need to get the tape file to DASD to view/browse it.
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