Executing CLISTs. To execute a CLIST, use the EXEC command. From an ISPF command line, type TSO in front of the command. In TSO/E EDIT or TEST mode. This tutorial describes methods by which you can executed CLIST on your mainframe installations. The CLIST language enables you to work more efficiently with TSO/E. You can write programs, called CLISTs, that perform given tasks or.

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Please be accurate in your questions if you want good answers. Cary — John R. You can end a line with a hyphen mainfgame sign or a plus sign if you want to continue the line onto the next line.

What is a CLIST?

End of Digression on setting Cut-and-paste keys. How to process gdg in rexx program wh It looks sort of like the upper right hand corner of a square, or like a hyphen with a small vertical bit hanging down at the end of it.

The target of GOTO has to be the label of a statement mainfra,e has a label. Open Notepad on your PC and Paste that command into it for safekeeping. For example, the following lines could be used as an awkward method for writing the word South: How to set your Cut-and-paste keys Find the emulator-specific choice bar that should be at the very top of your TSO emulation window.


These are pretty much what they look like.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Find the emulator-specific choice bar that should be at coist very top of your TSO emulation window. As you may know, TSO adds the three-asterisk line at the end when it finishes writing to the screen in line mode rather than full screen mode.

Vincent Learson — Frank T. But based on the message you are getting, I think it is a problem with your exec mianframe not the JCL.

Instead of specifying zero, you specify the number of required parameters, followed by their parameter names. The default, CAPS, causes character strings to be converted to uppercase. Okay, so now you see how you can specify an optional parameter.

Wed Nov 03, Views Read Edit View history. With the new DSN on the screen, and having Allocate selected as your chosen action, you press the enter key again. Press enter and your new dataset should be created.

If the Command field is already occupieddo the following otherwise skip this paragraph. How do you know if the name mmainframe already in use? Comparisons are done after the math has been evaluated. The standard prompt tells the user the name of the parameter that is missing, whatever name you have chosen.


What is a CLIST?

You also have the TO and BY construction, but you can look that up yourself if you want to use it. Run faster by minimizing the use of the FREE command.

According to the manual, the maximum total length of a statement is characters altogether. Are you still in edit, ISPF option 2? You can also still specify optional parameters following after the required parameters if you wish. Save it and end the edit session.

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Sorry, but I didn’t get it after search, that’s why I posted here. Watson — Thomas Watson Jr. This has the benefit of being easier for a person reading your un to understand the meaning without ambiguity. Sorry, I missed some of the later posts while I was writing my answer.