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chowdhrykapildev

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2009 12:50 am    Post subject: IMS DC field to be invisible?
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Hi,

Theres a field which is used in IMS DC online screen. I do not want the field and the data (which is being entered automatically by a Java tool--its similar like an user enters data manually on a screen) to be VISIBLE. Everything (whatever data entered onto the screen for the field will be processed by the Rule and do necessary actions ex. Inserting into db etc) will be same except that the field and the data entered by the tool must not be Visible. Can I know is it possible to make a field INVISIBLE in IMS DC. If yes, Can I know how can I do that?

Thanks in Advance.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2009 5:55 pm    Post subject:
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Yes - MOD,NODISP
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:25 pm    Post subject:
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Take a look at this:

http://ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=37454&highlight=attribute+bytes

in addition

protect-alpha-mode-nodisp pic 9(4) comp value 229
unprotect-alpha-mod-nodisp pic 9(4) comp value 197

unprotect-numeric-mod-nodisp pic 9(4) comp value213
protect-numeric-mod-nodisp pic 9(4) cmp value 245
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 6:11 pm    Post subject:
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In the MFS, I had manipulated in the below way for the required field to be invisible.

DA020 DFLD POS=(020,008),LTH=0070,ATTR=(MOD)

to

DA020 DFLD POS=(020,008),LTH=0070,ATTR=(MOD,NODISP)

I didnt touch the below statements in MFS which are related to the required field.
MFLD DA020,LTH=0072,ATTR=YES
MFLD DA020,LTH=0070,ATTR=NO,FILL=C'.'

Is the above changes correct?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 8:34 pm    Post subject:
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Have you recompiled your MFS and tested yet?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 8:41 pm    Post subject:
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Yes, Sandy. I had recompiled MFS. As I need to wait for IMS to refresh, I can only test tomorrow. I will test it and will know the results.
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I guess they don't "flip" the MFS libraries during the day? You don't need a full IMS refresh.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:05 pm    Post subject:
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Well.......????????
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 01, 2009 5:37 pm    Post subject:
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Have you tried /TEST MFS ? (if you have IMS TEST environment)
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:59 am    Post subject:
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Hi Sandy,

Sorry for late reply.

By making the above changes, the field is invisible now. :-)

Thanks for the help.
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