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Substitution error Invalid cond. sub. string

 
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aprak00
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 10:48 am    Post subject: Substitution error Invalid cond. sub. string
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Any idea about the following error?

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                              ISPF Dialog Error                               
Command ===>                                                                   
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******************************************************************************
* ISPF112                                                                    *
*                                                                            *
* Substitution error                                                         *
* Invalid cond. sub. string, DISTRPT record-214                              *
*                                                                            *
*                                                                            *
*                                                                            *
*                                                                            *
*                                                                            *
*                                                                            *
* File tailoring input line:                                                 *
* IF EFF2 < 80 THEN EFFYR = EFF2 + 200;                                      *
*                                                                            *
* Enter HELP command for further information regarding this error.           *
* Press ENTER key to terminate the dialog.                                   *
*                                                                            *
*                                                                            *
*                                                                            *
 F1=PHLP   F2=BKUP   F3=END    F4=FHLP   F5=RFIND  F6=HELP   F7=UP     F8=DOWN
 F9=SWAP  F10=LEFT  F11=RIGHT F12=QUIT                                         
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Substitution error Invalid cond. sub. string
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what about looking at the manual YOURSELF ?

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ISPF112 Substitution error - Invalid cond. sub. string, aaaaaaaa
record-bbbbbbbb.

Explanation: The conditional substitution string in record bbbbbbbb of member aaaaaaaa has incorrect syntax.

Programmer Response: See ISPF Dialog Developer's Guide and Reference for help with the syntax. Correct the syntax of the conditional substitution string.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 1:49 pm    Post subject:
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I think this is one of the most clearer messages. What is it that you didn't understand?

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 4:39 pm    Post subject:
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I saw that message but I dont understand what is the substitutional error in the statement

Code:
"IF EFF2 < 80 THEN EFFYR = EFF2 + 200;"
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2007 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Substitution error Invalid cond. sub. string
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If You want US to do Your debugging post the skel You are trying to imbed

the line posted looks like a line of a rexx script

doest the line content hint anything to You ??
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 7:26 pm    Post subject:
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I found the same error when I use a SKEL with
//SUBNEXT IF RC < 04 THEN ......

I over come this error by changing the above line with
//SUBNEXT IF (RC GT 04) THEN

hope this will help for others how are browsing like me for the solution for this error.
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daveporcelan

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 2:57 am    Post subject: Reply to: Substitution error Invalid cond. sub. string
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from my experience, greater than and less than signs are not allowed in skeleton jcl.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 12:01 pm    Post subject:
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You can use any character in an ISPF skeleton. All you have to do, is read carefully the fine manual.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:02 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Kindly refer the below thread for solution

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?p=122847#122847
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