Advanced ISPF in z/OS

PT5545
Summary
Students who complete this course will be able to accomplish work using TSO/ISPF more effectively than before due to understanding: ISPF facilities for tailoring, keeping track of appointments, DSLIST capabilities, edit macros, and DDLIST.
Prerequisites
Before taking this course, student should have experience using ISPF/PDF. Knowledge such as contained in courses TSO/ISPF in z/OS (PT5543) and ISPF Update (PT5544) or equivalent experience is required.
Duration
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is designed for programmers and analysts who work with ISPF regularly and who need an update on the latest ISPF features and a more in-depth awareness of existing features.
Topics
Tailoring ISPF Status Area
  • ISPF appointment book
  • Nested commands
  • START, ISPFVAR, CURSOR, CRETRIEV, NRETRIEV commands
  • DSLIST line and primary commands
  • Edit COMPARE command
  • Search and Compare Dialogs (3.12, 3.13, 3.14, 3.15)
  • Browse enhancements - non-EBCDIC data support
  • EDIT and VIEW of ASCII data
  • Introduction to edit macros
  • The DDLIST facility (ISRDDN)

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