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Macro for reading from screen

 
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nickyboy

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2005 5:54 pm    Post subject: Macro for reading from screen
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Hi,

Can anybody help me in writing a macro which will read the information from the line pointed by the cursor.

My aim is to open a dataset, from jcl, in edit/browse mode by just positioning the cursor on it and running a macro.

Thanks in advance,
Nick.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Macro for reading from screen
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That sounds a lot like the EDIT macro called ZOOM. Here is a link to the source:

http://www.mainframeweek.com/code/showcode.php/0057/mw57mvs3.txt
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:08 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks Kevin for your quick reply..
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2005 6:21 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Kevin,

Could you please tell me where this macro should to be kept in order to get activated automatically upon typing ZOOM on CMD line

Thanks,
Nick
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2005 4:26 am    Post subject: Re: Macro for reading from screen
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It's an ISPF EDIT macro, so it MUST be in a library allocated to SYSPROC.
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