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deybumba_2k

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:46 am    Post subject: Submit a proc multiple times in JCL
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Hi,

I have a requirement that user will input a numeric, say "N" (1 to 9) value that will be passed to a JCL by CA Ideal Panel. Now, I have to call a PROC in the jcl N times (this N is the one input by the user).

How can I do that?
Please let me know.

Thanks,
Subha
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 2:17 am    Post subject: Reply to: Submit a proc multiple times in JCL
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Code:

// SET A=1 - 9
//*
//* PGMX WILL SET THE RETURN-CODE VALUE TO THE
//* SAME VALUE AS THE PARAMETER 'A' FROM CA-IDEAL.
//STEP0000 EXEC PGM=PGMX,PARM='&A'
//*
// IF (STEP0000.RC GE 1) THEN
//STEP0001 EXEC PROCX
// ENDIF
//*
// IF (STEP0000.RC GE 2) THEN
//STEP0002 EXEC PROCX
// ENDIF
...
// IF (STEP0000.RC GE 9) THEN
//STEP0009 EXEC PROCX
// ENDIF
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 2:56 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

When the user enters a number on the IDEAL panel, does the online IDEAL program actually submit the job via the internal reader?
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 11:14 pm    Post subject:
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No, the CA Ideal does not submit the job, there is a predefined JCL that it picks up and the user have to press one of the PF keys to submit the job.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 11:45 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Is it another bit of IDEAL code that "picks it up"?

When the user presses te "submit" PFkey, how is the "picked up" JCL submitted?

At several places, we "picked up" JCL in some IDEAL code, customized it, and then submitted it. It sounds like this would work for you as well. . .

FWIW, i've done Datacom/IDEAL support for almost 25 years. . .
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