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Susanta

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:39 pm    Post subject: Search more than one string at one go by jcl or rexx in PDS
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Hi,

Can we search more than one string at one go by jcl or rexx in a PDS
? I think it is not possible by option 3.14, Please help.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:47 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Search
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Did you see the 'Specify additional search strings' in the bottom of the panel?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:56 pm    Post subject:
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I think it is not possible by option 3.14, Please help.
You're wrong -- you can specify many search strings in option 3.14.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Search more than one string at one go by jcl or re
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Just now got it, we can specify 11 string at maximum,

Thanks Everybody
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:56 pm    Post subject:
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we can specify 11 string at maximum

not really sure that your comment is accurate.
I have invoked Batch search with more that 11 search arguments.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:07 pm    Post subject:
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DbZ,

I dont know how to give more than 11 strings, Please mention if you can recall.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Search more than one string at one go by jcl or re
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quite often the limits are not in the utility itself, but rather in the interface used to build the jcl..
it is impractical for the interactive preparation dialog to make provision for the maximum number of search statements

just save a copy of the jcl and hand edit it adding as many searches as You need
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:14 pm    Post subject:
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you are probably looking at the panel entry.
after you have entered your parms, you are given an option of EDITing the JCL before submission.

DO THAT - use the option to EDIT the JCL.

add additional search strings.

then submit the JOB.

you can also save this in your personal PDS containing JCL,
then in the future, use this saved member in your personal JCL PDS,
modify the the appropriate parms/statements -
pds/files to be searched
search strings
output dd - I always change this to a dasd file instead of using sysout.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:38 am    Post subject:
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Thanks... DIck and Enricho

I have edited the JCL and kept all search arguments in that, also gave a DASD file instead of sysout option. It worked successfully and saved a lot of time.
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