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Swetalina

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 2:08 pm    Post subject: Getting error as "No format found" while opening a
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HI,

I am getting error while opening a dataset in EDIT / VIEW mode. The message is "No format found". I can only open in browse mode. I searched for the same in Forum and I found some solutions. But this is not working for me. Can someone suggest as what needs to be done !
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 2:42 pm    Post subject:
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Is this errors comes from ISPF editor?

Can you post the datasets attributes (LRECL, DSORG, RECFM etc.)?

O.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:06 pm    Post subject:
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            Name     Prompt       
S_________ $member   /     

Put the / in when you select a member and this will display a second screen. In this screen blank out whatever is in the format field.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:25 pm    Post subject: Hi
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ofer71 wrote:
Is this errors comes from ISPF editor?

Can you post the datasets attributes (LRECL, DSORG, RECFM etc.)?

O.


This is not related to any particular dataset. For every dataset I am getting the same error.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:28 pm    Post subject:
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expat wrote:
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            Name     Prompt       
S_________ $member   /     

Put the / in when you select a member and this will display a second screen. In this screen blank out whatever is in the format field.



Hey wonders !! Thanks a lot..It worked..Thanks again.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:47 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Expat,

I'm unable to see PROMT when I'm in ISPF 3.4 listing.

Code:
   File  Display  Library  Settings  Menu  Utilities  Test  Help  Exit         
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 -IPT--VIEW L1------ GNANAS.PLI.SOURCE ------------------------ROW 00001 OF 00016
 COMMAND  ===>                                                SCROLL ===> CSR   
                                                                               
    NAME    RENAME   LIB VV.MM CREATED     CHANGED      SIZE  INIT   MOD USERID
   FREAD               1 01.19 07/11/21 08/10/10 09:05  2322  2201    19 GNANAS   


Please let me know the use of PROMPT and how to get it.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:00 pm    Post subject:
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That does not look like a standard 3.4 screen to me.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:01 pm    Post subject:
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Gnanas SNG wrote:
Hi Expat,

I'm unable to see PROMT when I'm in ISPF 3.4 listing.

Code:
   File  Display  Library  Settings  Menu  Utilities  Test  Help  Exit         
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 -IPT--VIEW L1------ GNANAS.PLI.SOURCE ------------------------ROW 00001 OF 00016
 COMMAND  ===>                                                SCROLL ===> CSR   
                                                                               
    NAME    RENAME   LIB VV.MM CREATED     CHANGED      SIZE  INIT   MOD USERID
   FREAD               1 01.19 07/11/21 08/10/10 09:05  2322  2201    19 GNANAS   


Please let me know the use of PROMPT and how to get it.


Hi,
Open any PDS in 3.4 option, you can get the member name and then PROMPT will be there.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:09 pm    Post subject:
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expat wrote:
That does not look like a standard 3.4 screen to me.
Yes, you are correct.

My TSO/ISPF is enhanced with SPIFFY.

I just wonder if I can get PROMPT. icon_exclaim.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Getting error as "No format found" while
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My TSO/ISPF is enhanced with SPIFFY.

Was that a typo... did you mean 'de-enhanced'??
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:59 am    Post subject:
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Mmmmmmmmmmm, a real enhancement icon_confused.gif
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 3:28 pm    Post subject:
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Was that a typo... did you mean 'de-enhanced'??

No, it's a good enhancement to ISPF. We have many useful commands in handy because of SPIFFY.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:00 am    Post subject:
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Instead of selecting the member via a 3.4 member list, select it after using E as a line command on a data set list. For my version of ISPF, it makes a difference.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 3:03 am    Post subject: Reply to: Getting error as "No format found" while
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We have many useful commands in handy because of SPIFFY.


Sorry, I did not meant to put down SPIFFY. Its just that in this specific case, the user wanted the prompt field that SPIFFY did not provide.
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