OLDD command

The OLDD command shortcut displays a temporary OLIST of the data sets allocated to the current session or a DD you specify.


Read syntax diagramSkip visual syntax diagram OLDDname DDname


A specific data set name.

Usage notes

  • If no operand is specified, OLDD displays a temporary OLIST of all data sets currently allocated to your DSC ISPF session.
  • You can enter OLDD at any time from any panel.
  • You can further modify the object names directly in the OLIST or by entering a standard EDIT session via the UPD main command.
  • You can store a temporary OLIST via the SAVE main command into a permanent private OLIST.
  • You can use OLDD in an object oriented Point-and-Shoot fashion, by pointing the cursor at any delimited character string instead of typing the OLDD argument.


Displays a temporary OLIST of all data set names allocated via the STEPLIB DD concatenation.