ED command

The ED command shortcut edits VSAM or non-VSAM files via the designated "Object Handler".

Syntax

Read syntax diagramSkip visual syntax diagram EDit DSNpat(MEMpat)

Operands

DSNpat
The name or pattern mask of a data set.
MEMpat
The name or pattern mask of a partitioned member.

Usage notes

  • You can enter ED at any time from any panel.
  • The DSC designated "Object Handler" is determined based on the "Object Class" of the target object.
  • The DSC designated "Object Handler" of a partitioned library is the DSC MSL (Member Selection List) manager function.
  • You must specify the DSC designated "VSAM Handler" name via the IQIWIZRD customization wizard.
  • You can use ED in an object oriented Point-and-Shoot fashion, by pointing the cursor at any delimited character string instead of typing the DSNpat argument.

Examples

ED 'IQI.V9R1.GLOBAL.CSI'
Edits the VSAM file 'IQI.V9R1.GLOBAL.CSI'.
ED DEV.ASM(IQI*)
Edits member names that begin with IQI in the partitioned library DEV.ASM.
ED /samples/comics.lst
Edits the zUnix file /samples/comics.lst.
EDIT
Displays the DSC MSL EDIT main menu.