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What is the command to check MODE of PDS MEMBER in REXX ?

 
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rohanthengal

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:48 pm    Post subject: What is the command to check MODE of PDS MEMBER in REXX ?
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I have written one rexx macro to enlist the copybooks from cobol program.
But i want to restrict its use to use it only in VIEW mode.
Is there any command to check if the mode of the current working member/cobol program is VIEW/EDIT ?
If anyone has opened code in EDIT mode then display error message and utility should not proceed.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:05 pm    Post subject:
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No built-in command that I can find. You could VGET the ZSCREENI variable to obtain the screen data and check that for the 'VIEW' or 'EDIT' text.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:20 pm    Post subject:
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ahh.. great idea. let me hit try n let you know
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 2:51 pm    Post subject:
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Code:
"isredit (MODE) = session"


RTFM next time!
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Thanks, both ideas worked fine.
Got the targettt !!
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Manual confuses me a lot icon_sad.gif icon_sad.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 9:57 pm    Post subject:
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@prino, did scan the manual, but overlooked that one, obviously time for new glasses. Or it was a case of senior moment. Anyway, thanks for the info.
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I believe you just worry, that your macro in EDIT mode can save the changes, when you hit PF3 - the solution is use ALIAS on the end of macro - in this case you can run it in VIEW and EDIT with the same result
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  ADDRESS ISREDIT                           
    "DEFINE END ALIAS CANCEL"               
    "DEFINE SAVE ALIAS CANCEL"               
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