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mjadwani2785

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:23 pm
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/* rexx */
trace i
address ispexec
"isredit macro"
"isredit exclude all"
exit

Above is my rexx macro code.. its simple but has error. If i trace it it shows me rc=20.

when I trying to invoke it it says macro cannot be found even I have altlib activated the dataset.
Can anybody help?
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:24 pm
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Foreground or batch ? Would hazard a guess at foreground but just to be sure

Invoked how
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:34 pm
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Foreground or Batch I couldnt get you

I have created this sample file written some sample records.
Now on the command line I am writing the macro name.
It is saying the it(macroname) could not be found though the dataset in which macro reside is altlib activated.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:39 pm
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Do you run it from the session id that processed the ALTLIB
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:44 pm
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Yep from the same ID from which I have logged in.

Actually I am new to this new company environment earlier I wrote codes without error and could not even found any sample code here to refer.

Can there be any chances of authorization or something.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:49 pm
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Not from the same ID that you logged in as
By session id I mean the screen (session) id
You process the ALTLIB from one of the open screens, and then without swapping screen you then try and execute the macro.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:58 pm
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.. this error I know .. anyways I sorted it out... I logdoff and logdin again altlib activated .. then it work(god knows how) becos I earlier also did the same but donno...

Thanks Expat once again you solved my prob icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:11 pm
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IIRC ISPF does a Build Directory Entry List for its datasets. So it cant find a new entry. Going out of ISPF to the TSO prompt and starting ISPF will do the job.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:43 pm
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then it work(god knows how) becos I earlier also did the same but donno
God wrote:
Going out of ISPF to the TSO prompt and starting ISPF will do the job
Peter - my nephew has got a long wish-list for this X'mas...icon_biggrin.gif
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:22 pm
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Peter - my nephew has got a long wish-list for this X'mas...


Anuj,

with all respect, there is also a XMas in India? If yes how do people in India celebrate it?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 8:34 am
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then it work(god knows how) becos I earlier also did the same but donno
God wrote:
Going out of ISPF to the TSO prompt and starting ISPF will do the job


Nice one Anuj , it seems God prompted the same to me ;) ...
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:18 pm
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Yes, X'Mas is celebrated in India too and with full conviction, Peter. A sizeable population of the Christian Community resides in Mumbai (of the Indian state of Maharashtra) and is mainly Roman Catholics. It is a delight to watch their homes during Christmas.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:43 pm
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Even non-Christian's do celebrate X'mas. Our X'Mas star has already started shining. icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:53 pm
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Even non-Christian's do celebrate X'mas.

Thanks to effective marketing icon_smile.gif

And i have long wondered who put the X in Christmas. . . icon_neutral.gif
Some cheap sign-maker or newspaper/magazine printer perhaps. . .

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:08 pm
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dick scherrer wrote:
And i have long wondered who put the X in Christmas. . . icon_neutral.gif
Some cheap sign-maker or newspaper/magazine printer perhaps. . .

Some Hellenized Hittite, probably; I think that khi has been used as an abbreviation for Khristos since around the third century CE.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 10:53 am
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Sorry for going offff topic. icon_smile.gif
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And i have long wondered who put the X in Christmas
The "-mas" part is from the Latin-derived Old English word for "mass", while the "X" comes from the Greek letter Chi, which is the first letter of the Greek word which translated as "Christ".
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