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Santty

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:34 am    Post subject: View a file in IBM File Manager through REXX
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Can We access a file in view mode in File Manager using rexx

EG: in Data Set List Utility give a command as below
command datasetname
FM1 XXXXX

OUTPUT
open IBM file manager in view mode with the given dataset....
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:32 pm    Post subject: Reply to: View a file in IBM File Manager through REXX
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how to do it is clearly explained in the FILEMGR manuals

read about FILEMGR DSB/DSE/DSV

no reason to rewrite the info provided there
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:46 am    Post subject: Reply to: View a file in IBM File Manager through REXX
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Thank you enrico-sorichetti !!!

I can see the file manager manual refers to the IBM FM functionality can be made using REXX program ....

I want to invoke the panel using REXX program.

Eg: If i type a command like DSV infornt of a dataset

DSV XXXXX(Dataset name)

It should open File mmanager panel with view mode ....

Please let me know if im missing anything in the manual ...
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:08 am    Post subject: Reply to: View a file in IBM File Manager through REXX
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YES you missed almost everything ...


go to option 3.4
in front of a PS NOT a PDS enter
FILEMGR DSV

and it will use filemanager view to view the dataset

nothing that could not be done in REXX script

but again ... READ the manuals
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