Rules for using Prompted Query

You must follow certain rules when you use QMF Prompted Query.

  • Your QMF profile must have the language operand set to PROMPTED; otherwise, each time you start a query, you must enter RESET QUERY (LANGUAGE=PROMPTED.
  • You must type all data in upper case, unless you set the CASE operand in your QMF profile to UPPER. A MIXED value for the CASE parameter may have implications in TSO for the QMF CONNECT command.
  • When entering data, if a character string contains a special character, you must enclose the character string in quotation marks.
  • You must put quotes around all graphic data that you enter.