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TSO find command to search semicolon character

 
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santhoshm

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:44 pm    Post subject: TSO find command to search semicolon character
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hI

The attachement given is the error message when I do a find command for character ;

Please let me know how to search semicolon character.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:46 pm    Post subject:
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cant find any attachment? icon_confused.gif
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:52 pm    Post subject: Reply to: TSO find command
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the issue is that the semicolon is considered as the multi command separator

like for example in
find all the lines not containing a STRING
which could be a one liner
Code:
exc all;find STRING all;flip


You must go into Your ISPF profile ( option 0 ) and choose a different char for
command separator/chaining
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Gnanas N

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:01 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Santhosh,

Are you looking for this?
Code:
F X'5E' ALL
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santhoshm

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply to: TSO find command
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Thanks for quick reply,

But do we have any other way to find that delimiter character just like other special characters and even not the Hexadecimal search.
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senjay

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 20, 2008 7:50 pm    Post subject: Reply to: TSO find command
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Hi,

Go to START;0 (Settings)

change 'COMMAND DELIMITER' from ';' to some other value, for ex ':'

Now do Find ';'

You will get the desired result
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