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Shaikshavali
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2005 10:35 am    Post subject: How to pass a input data to a particular step in a PROC
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How to pass input data to a proc at the same time,how to pass a input data to a particular step in a proc through jcl.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2005 8:06 pm    Post subject:
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Don't know what you exactly want to do(I mean data = ??)... You can pass different values to parameters in the proc, and also get them overridden through your JOB,

//abc exec "your proc name",
// VariableA="new_value",
// ETC, ETC

You can pass values to a particular step(Hence overriding the existing values in the proc) by following mean:-

//abc exec "your proc name",
// VariableA="new_value",
// ETC, ETC

//stepnumber.datasetname DD DSN = "New Dataset Name"

Hope this is what you want, otherwise please provide more details on what exactly you want :-)
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2005 8:16 pm    Post subject:
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Try to see the JCL Reference:
http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/handheld/Connected/BOOKS/IEA1B640/5.2.1.2?SHELF=&DT=20000718114500&CASE=
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2005 8:41 pm    Post subject: Re: How to pass a input data to a particular step in a PROC
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I just came across a great web page titled "How to Use JCL Procedures":

http://networking.ittoolbox.com/browse.asp?c=NetworkingPeerPublishing&r=%2Fpub%2FJT031902.pdf
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 04, 2005 11:01 am    Post subject: symbolic parameters
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Hi shaikshavali,
You might have heard about symbolic parameters. You can pass datas to a procedure through symbolic parameters.
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