BT10 - File-AID for z/OS Files - 1 Day

Course Description


Customisation

For on-site courses (i.e. at your premises), we are more than happy to tailor the course agenda to suit your exact requirements. In many cases, we are able to build your in-house standards and naming conventions into the delivered course.


Course Details

OVERVIEW
What is File-AID ?

BROWSING FILES
Supported Datasets
Accessing Browse
The Browse Panel
Character Mode
Vertical Mode
Formatted Mode
Browse Primary Commands

EDITING FILES
Supported Datasets
Accessing Edit
The Edit Panel
Character Mode
Vertical Mode
Formatted Mode
Formatted XREF Mode
Edit Primary Commands
Editing VSAM Files

PRIMARY COMMANDS
The Major Primary Commands
Autosave On/Off
Bounds
Cancel
Caps On/Off
Change
Char
Copy
Create
Delete
Display
Exclude
Filler
Find
FMT
Hex On/Off
Info
Locate
Max
Merge
Offset
Pad
Profile
Replace
Reset
Show
Sort
Undo
VFMT
Zero

LINE COMMANDS
The Major Primary Commands
Insert
Repeat
Delete
Copy
Move
After
Before
Overlay
Exclude
First
Last
Show
Shift Data
Cols
Mask
Bounds
Protect
Unprotect
Overlay
Here
Output from the PROGRAM
Input to the Program
Building the Program Structure

SCROLL COMMANDS
The Major Scroll Commands

SELECTING RECORDS
Overview of Selecting Records
Existing Selection Criteria
Temporary Selection Criteria
Selection Criteria Menu
Selection Criteria Primary Commands
Selection Criteria Options
Specifying Formatted Selection Criteria
Specifying Unformatted Selection Criteria

CROSS REFERENCE UTILITY - XREF
Overview of Cross Reference Utility
Why Use XREF ?
Dataset Specification
Defining XREF Members
Single Record Type XREF
Multiple Record Type XREF
Formatted XREF Definition
Unformatted XREF
Generated Filler and Prefix Layout Specification

SEARCH AND REPLACE
Overview of Search and Replace
The Search and Update Menu
PDS Find/Change and Member List Processing
PDS Find Command
PDS Change Command
Global Browse
Global Update

CATALOG UTILITY
Overview of Catalog Facility
VSAM List
Generic Catalog Search
The Dataset Selection List

LIBRARY UTILITY
Overview of the Library Facility
Map CSECTS in Address Order
Map CSECTS in Name Order
Displaying Directory Entry for a Load Module

VSAM FILES
Allocating a new VSAM File
Other VSAM Modifications


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