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Not able to edit all the data in a PS in hex mode

 
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rammraju

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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 2:41 am    Post subject: Not able to edit all the data in a PS in hex mode
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Hi all,
I am trying to edit a dataset, I made HEX ON and at certain places i am not able to edit the dataset.

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 { -\{  \{  \            \
EC06EC00EC00E000000000000E
F0100010001000000000000000


The above is a sample piece of data in my physical sequential dataset. When I try to delete in the empty areas, ISPF is not allowing me to do this. Is there a something i have to set up to do this.

Please let me know

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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 3:00 am    Post subject:
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Hello Ram,

Are you calling the lines with "nothing" in the character area and hex zeros below them the "empty" areas?

If yes, they are not really "empty" - those bytes contain x'00'.

If no please clarify.

Either way, please explain how you "try to delete" them.
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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 3:11 am    Post subject:
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To add to my previous reply:

If you are EDITing with HEX ON, you can make changes to the 2 lines of hex and the change will be reflected in the character line.
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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 3:20 am    Post subject: Re: Not able to edit all the data in a PS in hex mode
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rammraju wrote:
When I try to delete in the empty areas, ISPF is not allowing me to do this.
I do recall editing and deleting while altering the length of variable records.
A pds should not be much different, but a load module PDS (recfm U) may be something else........
Exactly how are you 'deleting' the empty areas?
And what is the recfm of the dataset/PDS?
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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 3:22 am    Post subject: Reply to: Not able to edit all the data in a PS in hex mode
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Yes you are correct, If i have to change the character value i can edit the two lines of HEX. But here I want to delete a particular character so that the rest of the data can move one character left.
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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 3:31 am    Post subject:
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Hi Ram,

While in HEX ON, move the cursor to the character to be deleted and press the delete key. Then delete the 2 values in the hex lines for that character.

This will only work if your data line fits on the screen and there is no data to the right of the displayed data.

If you want to delete all of the data ion a particular position in all of the records, i'd suggest you use sort.
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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 3:47 am    Post subject:
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dick scherrer wrote:
This will only work if your data line fits on the screen and there is no data to the right of the displayed data.
I do recall slowly shifting the display right and 'dragging' the hole closed all the way to the end....grin.....
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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 4:02 am    Post subject:
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If I get well your problem :
Play with BOUNDS placing the "less than" sign correctly then shift with (nn

Cheers
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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 4:09 am    Post subject:
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Yea, figures for you 'TSO' nuts, there would be an easy way....grumble....

Bill, just the CICS Guy (and ex VSE sysprog)....grin.....
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mmwife

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PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2008 6:29 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Ram,
Code:

Have you tried c x'00'b''

where b is a space and
          '' are 2 single quotes w/no space between.
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