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File aid primary option menu:


 File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  -------------- Enter option 
 OPTION ===>                                                                    
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 08.02   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.

 

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 File-AID -----------------  Parameter Selection Menu  -------------------------
 OPTION ===>                                                                    
                                                                                
  0  ISPF         - ISPF parameters and File-AID PF keys                        
                                                                                
  1  SYSTEM       - File-AID system parameters                                  
                                                                                
  2  SELECTION    - Selection criteria default parameters                       
                                                                                
  3  PRINT        - Print default parameters                                    
                                                                                
  4  PROCESSING   - Processing option default parameters                        
                                                                                
  5  AUDIT        - Audit file allocation parameters                            
                                                                                
  6  HFS          - Hierarchical File System Options                            
                                                                                
                                                                                
   Log/List  Function keys  Colors  Environ  Workstation  Identifier  Help      
 
 
 
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                                 ISPF Settings                                  
 Command ===>                                                                   
                                                                    More:     + 
 Options                                   Print Graphics                       
   Enter "/" to select option                Family printer type 2              
      Command line at bottom                 Device name . . . .                
      Panel display CUA mode                 Aspect ratio  . . . 0              
   /  Long message in pop-up                                                    
      Tab to action bar choices                                                 
      Tab to point-and-shoot fields        General                              
   /  Restore TEST/TRACE options             Input field pad . . B              
      Session Manager mode                   Command delimiter . ;              
   /  Jump from leader dots                                                     
      Edit PRINTDS Command                                                      
   /  Always show split line                                                    
   /  Enable EURO sign                                                          
                                                                                
 Member list options                                                            
   Enter "/" to select option                                                   
   /  Scroll member list                                                        
      Allow empty member 
 
list
                  
                                                                               
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 File-AID -------------------  System Parameters  ------------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Client number: 086780                              Release date:  02/27/2006   
 Client name  : BARCLAYS BANK PLC                                               
                                                                                
 Specify Function Defaults:                                                     
    Display cancel confirmation          ===> Y      (Y = Yes; N = No)          
    Display "Records not selected" line  ===> Y      (Y = Yes; N = No)          
    Character set                        ===> DFLT   (Code page identifier)     
    Enable screen jumps within File-AID  ===> N      (Y = Yes; N = No)          
    VSAM intermediate name               ===> OZA058                            
                                                                                
 Specify Work File/Cut File Allocations:                                        
    Space units                          ===> TRKS   (TRKS, CYLS or BLKS)       
    Primary quantity                     ===> 10     (in above units)           
    Secondary quantity                   ===> 5      (in above units)           
    Number of Volumes                    ===> 1      (1 - 59)                   
    Compare KSDS Work File VOLSER        ===>        (Blank or VOLSER)          
                                                                                
    SMS Class Information:                                                      
     Storage  ===>            Data  ===>            Management  ===>            
                                                                               

 

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File-AID ------------- Selection Criteria Parameters --------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Option Defaults:                                    
                                           Record selection will continue until 
    Number of records to search   ===> ALL    you have read this many records   
    Number of records to select   ===> ALL    or selected this many records     
                                                                                
 Specify Processing Direction Used by Browse, Edit, Copy, Print, Search/Update: 
    Seq/VSAM processing direction ===> F   (F = forward; B = backward)          
                                                                                
 Specify Unformatted Selection Criteria Defaults:                               
    Relational Operator           ===> EQ  (Enter any valid relational operator)
    Logical connector             ===> AND (AND or OR)                          
 
                                                                               


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 File-AID -------------------  Print Parameters  -------------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Number of lines/page       ===> 55       (0 = Suppress page headings)          
 Sysout class               ===> A                                              
 Number of copies           ===> 1                                              
                                                                                
 Enter One of the Following Optional Destinations:                              
                                                                                
    Destination printer     ===>          (Local or remote printer)             
    - - - OR - - -                                                              
    External JES Node ID    ===>          (Predefined JES Node and symbolic ID  
    Target VM/TSO ident     ===>           of intended receiver of output)      
    - - - OR - - -                                                              
    Sysout writer name      ===>          (Installation assigned output writer) 
    - - - OR - - -                                                              
                                          (DSORG=PS, RECFM=VBA, LRECL=187)      
    Print dataset name      ===>                                                
    Disposition             ===> OLD      (NEW; SHR; MOD; OLD)                  
    Volume serial           ===>                                                
                                                                               

 

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File-AID -------------------  Processing Parameters ---------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Record Information Default Used by Search/Update:                      
    Include record information    ===> NO    (Y = Yes; N = No)                  
                                                                                
 Specify Partitioned Dataset Defaults Used by Copy and Search/Update:           
    Replace like-named members    ===> YES   (Y = Yes; N = No)                  
    Copy/Edit entire member       ===> YES   (Y = Yes; N = No)                  
    Copy empty members            ===> NO    (Y = Yes; N = No)                  
    Maintain PDS statistics       ===> YES   (Y = Yes; N = No; A = Add)         
                                                                                
    Display member selection list ===> YES   (Y = Yes; N = No)                  
                                                                                
 Specify Panvalet/Librarian Processing Options:                                 
    Expand Panvalet INCLUDEs      ===> YES   (Y = Yes; N = No)                  
    Expand Librarian INCLUDEs     ===> YES   (Y = Yes; N = No)                  
                                                                                
 Specify Dataset List Format Option Default:                                    
    Format option                 ===> QUICK (Q = Quick; S = Short)             
 
                                                                               

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File-AID ------------- Audit File Allocation Parameters -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Audit Trail File Allocation Information:                               
    Space units             ===> TRKS  (TRKS; CYLS; BLKS)                       
    Primary quantity        ===> 15    (In above units)                         
    Secondary quantity      ===> 75    (In above units)                         
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify SMS Class Information:                                                 
    Storage                 ===>                                                
    Data                    ===>                                                
    Management              ===>                                                
 
                                                                                
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 File-AID ------------- Hierarchical File System Options -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 HFS Home Directory      ===>                                                   
                                                                               

 

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How to use the utilities option:
 
 
 

 File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 3                                                                  
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 08.14   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
 
 

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 File-AID ------------------  Extended Utilities  ------------------------------
 OPTION ===>                                                                    
                                                                                
  1  LIBRARY       - Display and modify directory entries; display load         
                     module CSECT maps; browse, delete, rename PDS members      
  2  DATASET       - Display dataset information; allocate non-VSAM datasets    
                     and GDGs; catalog, uncatalog, delete, or rename datasets   
  3  COPY          - Copy entire datasets; copy selected records; copy PDS      
                     members based on name, statistics and/or content           
  4  CATALOG       - Display generic catalog entries or VSAM datasets on a      
                     volume in list form and do dataset list processing         
  5  VSAM          - Allocate, display, delete, modify, or rename VSAM clusters,
                     alternate indexes, or paths; manage IAM files              
  6  SEARCH/UPDATE - FIND and CHANGE across PDS members.  Search for and/or     
                     update data globally in any type of dataset.               
  7  VTOC          - Display and process datasets on a volume(s)                
                                                                                
  8  INTERACTIVE   - Execute File-AID/Batch                                     
                                                                                
  9  BATCH SUBMIT  - Build batch jobstreams                                     
                                                                                
  G  XMLGEN        - Generate an XML tagged document from data file             
                                                                               
 
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 File-AID --------------------  Dataset Utility  ----------- ENTER DATASET NAME 
 OPTION ===> A                                                                  
                                                                                
   A - Allocate SEQ/PDS dataset           D - Delete dataset or HFS file        
   B - Allocate BDAM dataset              R - Rename dataset or HFS file        
   C - Catalog dataset                    U - Uncatalog dataset                 
   S - Dataset information (short)        F - Free unused space                 
   BLANK - Display dataset information    G - Define generation data group      
                                                                                
 Specify Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                       
   Dataset or path    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                               
   Volume serial      ===>          (If not cataloged)                          
                                                                                
 Specify Model Dataset Information:                                             
   Dataset name       ===>                                                      
                                                                                
 Specify Catalog to use if other than Default System Catalog:                   
   Catalog name       ===>                                                      
   Catalog password   ===>          (If catalog is password protected)          
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------  
      For dataset allocations only, the optional model dataset is used to       
      prefill the allocation information on the allocation panel.  This         
      dataset is not mandatory for dataset allocations.                         
                                                                                
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 File-AID ---------------  Allocate New Dataset  -------------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Dataset name: OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE                                             
                                                                                
   Management Class    ===>            (Blank for default)                      
   Storage Class       ===>            (Blank for default)                      
   Data Class          ===>            (Blank for default)                      
                                       Specify one of the following two fields  
    Volume serial      ===>            (Blank for authorized default volume)    
    Generic unit       ===>            (Generic group name or unit)             
    Space units        ===> TRKS       (BLKS; TRKS; CYLS; KB; or MB)            
    Primary quantity   ===> 2          (In above units)                         
    Secondary quantity ===> 2          (In above units)                         
    Directory quantity ===> 0          (Partitioned only)                       
    Record format      ===> FB                                                  
    Record length      ===> 23                                                  
    Block size         ===> 230                                                 
    Expiration date    ===>            (YYYY/MM/DD or blank)                    
    Dataset Name Type  ===>            (Library, PDS, LArge, or blank)          
                                                                                
    Number of Volumes  ===> N          (N=None; Y=Multivol; or volume count     
                                                                                
 
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 File-AID --------------------  Dataset Utility  ------------ DATASET ALLOCATED 
 OPTION ===>                                                                    
                                                                                
   A - Allocate SEQ/PDS dataset           D - Delete dataset or HFS file        
   B - Allocate BDAM dataset              R - Rename dataset or HFS file        
   C - Catalog dataset                    U - Uncatalog dataset                 
   S - Dataset information (short)        F - Free unused space                 
   BLANK - Display dataset information    G - Define generation data group      
                                                                                
 Specify Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                       
   Dataset or path    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                               
   Volume serial      ===>          (If not cataloged)                          
                                                                                
 Specify Model Dataset Information:                                             
   Dataset name       ===>                                                      
                                                                                
 Specify Catalog to use if other than Default System Catalog:                   
   Catalog name       ===>                                                      
   Catalog password   ===>          (If catalog is password protected)          
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------  
      For dataset allocations only, the optional model dataset is used to       
      prefill the allocation information on the allocation panel.  This         
      dataset is not mandatory for dataset allocations.                         
                                                                               

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 How to allocate a VSAM data set:

 
 File-AID ------------------  Extended Utilities  ------------------------------
 OPTION ===> 5                                                                  
                                                                                
  1  LIBRARY       - Display and modify directory entries; display load         
                     module CSECT maps; browse, delete, rename PDS members      
  2  DATASET       - Display dataset information; allocate non-VSAM datasets    
                     and GDGs; catalog, uncatalog, delete, or rename datasets   
  3  COPY          - Copy entire datasets; copy selected records; copy PDS      
                     members based on name, statistics and/or content           
  4  CATALOG       - Display generic catalog entries or VSAM datasets on a      
                     volume in list form and do dataset list processing         
  5  VSAM          - Allocate, display, delete, modify, or rename VSAM clusters,
                     alternate indexes, or paths; manage IAM files              
  6  SEARCH/UPDATE - FIND and CHANGE across PDS members.  Search for and/or     
                     update data globally in any type of dataset.               
  7  VTOC          - Display and process datasets on a volume(s)                
                                                                                
  8  INTERACTIVE   - Execute File-AID/Batch                                     
                                                                                
  9  BATCH SUBMIT  - Build batch jobstreams                                     
                                                                                
  G  XMLGEN        - Generate an XML tagged document from data file             
                                                                                
  Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved.     
                                                                                
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 File-AID ---------------  Allocate New VSAM Cluster  ----------- ILLEGAL VALUE 
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
 Component names:                                                               
 Cluster:                 'OZA058.SAMPLE.KSDSFILE'                              
 Data component      ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.KSDSFILE.DATA'                         
 Index component     ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.KSDSFILE.INDEX'                        
 Dataset type        ===> KSDS       (KSDS; ESDS; RRDS; LINEAR)                 
 Owner ID            ===>                                                       
 Specify SMS Class Information:                                                 
 Storage    ===>          Data ===>          Management ===>                    
                                                                                
 Space Allocation:   DATA Component  KSDS INDEX Component (Blank for default)   
 Volume serial       ===> DITSAS     ===>                                       
 Units               ===> TRKS       ===>           (TRKs; CYLs; RECs; K; M)    
 Primary             ===> 2          ===> 0         (Amount in above units)     
 Secondary           ===> 2          ===> 0         (Amount in above units)     
 Reusable            ===>            (Y = Yes; N = No)                          
 Key length          ===> 04         (1 - 255 - Required for KSDS only)         
 Key position        ===> 0          (0 - maximum record - KSDS only)           
 Average Recordsize  ===> 23         (Not allowed for LINEAR)                   
 Maximum Recordsize  ===> 230        (Not allowed for LINEAR)                   
 Expiration date     ===>            (YYYY/MM/DD or blank)                      
 Extended allocate   ===> NO         (Y = Yes; N = No)                          
 
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How to browse the data set using file aid:
 
 
 File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 1                                                                  
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 08.23   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice.        
 
 
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How to browse a dataset in the character mode:
 
 

File-AID --------------  Browse - Dataset Specification  ----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Browse Mode                ===> C          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Browse Information:                                                    
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                         
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> S          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list) 


 
 
----------------  in the character mode ----------   ouput will looks like below ....
 
 
 

 File-AID - Browse - OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE ------------------ LINE 0000 COL 1  23
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===>      
********************************* TOP OF DATA **********************-CAPS OFF-* 
111VENKAT    CHENNAI                                                            
222KIRAN     MUMBAI                                                             
333BINU      DELHI                                                              
444KAMAL     DELHI                                                              
555VEERU     KHAMMAM                                                            
******************************** BOTTOM OF DATA ********************-CAPS OFF-* 
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), VFMT (vertical format), UNFMT (unformatted mode)  

 

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 How to view in format mode:
 
 
 File-AID --------------  Browse - Dataset Specification  ----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Browse Mode                ===> F          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Browse Information:                                                    
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                         
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> S          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
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 File-AID - Browse - OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE ---------------------------- COL 1  23
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
 RECORD:      1                        EMP-REC                   LENGTH:      23
 ---- FIELD LEVEL/NAME ------- -FORMAT- ----+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4
 5 EMP-NO                        3/NUM  111                                     
 5 EMP-NAME                     10/AN   VENKAT                                  
 5 EMP-ADDR                     10/AN   CHENNAI                                 
 ****************************** BOTTOM OF DATA *********************************
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter CHAR (character mode), VFMT (vertical format), UNFMT (unformatted)      

 
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How to view in the vertical format mode:


 File-AID --------------  Browse - Dataset Specification  ----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Browse Mode                ===> V          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Browse Information:                                                    
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                         
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> S          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
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 File-AID - Browse - OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE ------------------ LINE 0000 COL 1  23
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
EMP-NO   EMP-NAME   EMP-ADDR                                                    
3/NUM    10/AN      10/AN                                                       
(1-3)    (4-13)     (14-23)                                                     
1------- 2--------- 3---------                                                  
********************************* TOP OF DATA **********************-CAPS OFF-* 
     111 VENKAT     CHENNAI                                                     
     222 KIRAN      MUMBAI                                                      
     333 BINU       DELHI                                                       
     444 KAMAL      DELHI                                                       
     555 VEERU      KHAMMAM                                                     
******************************** BOTTOM OF DATA ********************-CAPS OFF-* 
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                             
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), CHAR (character mode),  UNFMT (unformatted mode)  

 
 
 
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How to view in the unformatted mode:


 File-AID --------------  Browse - Dataset Specification  ----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Browse Mode                ===> U          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Browse Information:                                                    
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                         
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> S          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
                                                                                
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 File-AID - Browse - OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE ------------------ LINE 0001 COL 1  23
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
 RECORD:      1                                                  LENGTH:      23
       ----+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4----+----5----+----6----+----7   
     1 111VENKAT    CHENNAI                                                     
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), VFMT (vertical format), CHAR (character mode)     

 
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How to edit the file in file aid:

 File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 2                                                                  
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 08.35   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice.        

 
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How to edit in the character format ============>>>>>>>

 File-AID ---------------  Edit - Dataset Specification  -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Edit Mode                  ===> C          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Edit Information:                                                      
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                         
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
   Disposition              ===> OLD        (OLD or SHR)                        
   Create audit trail       ===> N          (Y = Yes; N = No)                   
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> N          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                               

 
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 File-AID - Edit - OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE ------------------ COLUMNS 000001 000023
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
 ****** ***************************** TOP OF DATA ******************-CAPS ON-** 
 ==MSG>   -NOTE-    CAPS MODE IS "ON"                                           
 000001 111VENKAT    CHENNAI                                                    
 000002 222KIRAN     MUMBAI                                                     
 000003 333BINU      DELHI                                                      
 000004 444KAMAL     DELHI                                                      
 000005 555VEERU     KHAMMAM                                                    
 ****** **************************** BOTTOM OF DATA ****************-CAPS ON-** 
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), VFMT (vertical format), UNFMT (unformatted mode)  

 

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  How to edit in the format mode:

 
 File-AID ---------------  Edit - Dataset Specification  -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Edit Mode                  ===> F          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Edit Information:                                                      
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                         
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
   Disposition              ===> OLD        (OLD or SHR)                        
   Create audit trail       ===> N          (Y = Yes; N = No)                   
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> S          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 
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 File-AID - Edit - OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE ------------------ COLUMNS 000001 000023
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
 RECORD:      1                        EMP-REC                   LENGTH:      23
 ---- FIELD LEVEL/NAME ------- -FORMAT- ----+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4
 5 EMP-NO                        3/NUM  111                                     
 5 EMP-NAME                     10/AN   VENKAT                                  
 5 EMP-ADDR                     10/AN   CHENNAI                                 
 ****************************** BOTTOM OF DATA *********************************
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter CHAR (character mode), VFMT (vertical format), UNFMT (unformatted)      
 
 
************************************************************************************

How to edit in the vertical format mode:
 
 
 File-AID ---------------  Edit - Dataset Specification  -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Edit Mode                  ===> V          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Edit Information:                                                      
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                         
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
   Disposition              ===> OLD        (OLD or SHR)                        
   Create audit trail       ===> N          (Y = Yes; N = No)                   
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> S          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list) 

                                                                                
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 File-AID - Edit - OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE ------------------ COLUMNS 000001 000023
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
        EMP-NO   EMP-NAME   EMP-ADDR                                            
        3/NUM    10/AN      10/AN                                               
        (1-3)    (4-13)     (14-23)                                             
        1------- 2--------- 3---------                                          
 ****** ***************************** TOP OF DATA ******************-CAPS ON-** 
 000001      111 VENKAT     CHENNAI                                             
 000002      222 KIRAN      MUMBAI                                              
 000003      333 BINU       DELHI                                               
 000004      444 KAMAL      DELHI                                               
 000005      555 VEERU      KHAMMAM                                             
 ****** **************************** BOTTOM OF DATA ****************-CAPS ON-** 
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), CHAR (character mode),  UNFMT (unformatted mode)  

 

************************************************************************************ 
 

How to edit in the unformat mode:


 File-AID ---------------  Edit - Dataset Specification  -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Edit Mode                  ===> U          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Edit Information:                                                      
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                         
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
   Disposition              ===> OLD        (OLD or SHR)                        
   Create audit trail       ===> N          (Y = Yes; N = No)                   
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> S          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                               

 

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How to know Where the record field positions are starting ========>>>>>>>>

How to use the 8 view option ---  view interpreted record lay out ====>>>

 File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 8                                                                  
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 08.38   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice. 
       

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File-AID --- View Record Layout - Dataset Specification -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout Dataset to View:                                         
                                                                                
        Dataset name  ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                              
        Member name   ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)        
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                               

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File-AID ---------------------- VIEW LAYOUT ----------------------- Row 1 of 4 
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
 Layout: OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB(CPY90)                                           
                                                  FIELD                         
 --------- FIELD LEVEL/NAME ---------- -PICTURE- -NUMBER START     END  LENGTH  
 EMP-REC                                                     1      23      23  
 5 EMP-NO                              999            1      1       3       3  
 5 EMP-NAME                            X(10)          2      4      13      10  
 5 EMP-ADDR                            X(10)          3     14      23      10  
 ******************************* Bottom of data ********************************
                                                                               

 

 

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How to copy the records from file to file in file-aid:                                                                              

File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 3.3                                                                
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 12.23   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice.        

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Copy the records from one file to the existing file:  
                                                                             
File-AID ---------------------  Copy Utility  -----------  
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify "FROM" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                                  
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
                                                                                
 Specify "TO" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                  
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE.FILE2'                            
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
   Disposition     ===> OLD                (OLD, MOD, NEW)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Information:                                                 
   Process online or batch   ===> O        (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:   (E = Existing; T = Temporary;        
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N         M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>          (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                                
                                                                                
************************************************************************************
 
                                                                               
File-AID ---------------------  Copy Utility  --------------- 5 RECORDS COPIED 
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify "FROM" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                                  
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
                                                                                
 Specify "TO" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                  
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE.FILE2'                            
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
   Disposition     ===> OLD                (OLD, MOD, NEW)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Information:                                                 
   Process online or batch   ===> O        (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:   (E = Existing; T = Temporary;        
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N         M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>          (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                                
 
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Copy the records into the new datsset , new dataset can be created while copy:
 
 

File-AID ---------------------  Copy Utility  --------------- 5 RECORDS COPIED 
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify "FROM" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                                  
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
                                                                                
 Specify "TO" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                  
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE.FILE3'                            
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
   Disposition     ===> NEW                (OLD, MOD, NEW)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Information:                                                 
   Process online or batch   ===> O        (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:   (E = Existing; T = Temporary;        
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N         M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>          (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                                
                                         

 

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File-AID ---------------  Allocate New Dataset  -------------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Dataset name: OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE.FILE3                                       
                                                                                
   Management Class    ===> SEMI       (Blank for default)                      
   Storage Class       ===> STANDARD   (Blank for default)                      
   Data Class          ===>            (Blank for default)                      
                                       Specify one of the following two fields  
    Volume serial      ===> DITSAS     (Blank for authorized default volume)    
    Generic unit       ===>            (Generic group name or unit)             
    Space units        ===> TRKS       (BLKS; TRKS; CYLS; KB; or MB)            
    Primary quantity   ===> 2          (In above units)                         
    Secondary quantity ===> 2          (In above units)                         
    Directory quantity ===> 0          (Partitioned only)                       
    Record format      ===> FB                                                  
    Record length      ===> 23                                                  
    Block size         ===> 230                                                 
    Expiration date    ===>            (YYYY/MM/DD or blank)                    
    Dataset Name Type  ===>            (Library, PDS, LArge, or blank)          
                                                                                
    Number of Volumes  ===> N          (N=None; Y=Multivol; or volume count     
 
 
 
                                                                                
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File-AID ---------------------  Copy Utility  --------------- 5 RECORDS COPIED 
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify "FROM" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                                  
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
                                                                                
 Specify "TO" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                  
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE.FILE3'                            
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
   Disposition     ===> OLD                (OLD, MOD, NEW)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Information:                                                 
   Process online or batch   ===> O        (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:   (E = Existing; T = Temporary;        
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N         M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>          (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
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HoW to copy from psfile to VSAM KSDS file:                                                                               
 
 
File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 3.3                                                                
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 12.35   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice.        
 
 
 
************************************************************************************
 
 
 
 
File-AID ---------------------  Copy Utility  ---------------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify "FROM" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                                  
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
                                                                                
 Specify "TO" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                  
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS'                               
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
   Disposition     ===> OLD                (OLD, MOD, NEW)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Information:                                                 
   Process online or batch   ===> O        (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:   (E = Existing; T = Temporary;        
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N         M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>          (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                                
                                                                                
************************************************************************************
                                                                                
                                                                                
File-AID ---------------------  Copy Utility  ------------- 5 RECORDS ARE COPIED 
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify "FROM" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.PSFILE'                                  
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
                                                                                
 Specify "TO" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                  
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS'                               
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
   Disposition     ===> OLD                (OLD, MOD, NEW)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Information:                                                 
   Process online or batch   ===> O        (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:   (E = Existing; T = Temporary;        
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N         M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>          (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                                
                                                                                
************************************************************************************
 


How to edit the VSAM KSDS file:

File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 2                                                                  
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 12.40   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice.        

 
 
**************************************************************************************
 
 
 
File-AID ---------------  Edit - Dataset Specification  -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Edit Mode                  ===> V          (F=Fmt; C=Char; V=Vfmt; U=Unfmt)    
                                                                                
 Specify Edit Information:                                                      
   Dataset name or HFS path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS'                      
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   Volume serial            ===>            (If dataset is not cataloged)       
   Disposition              ===> OLD        (OLD or SHR)                        
   Create audit trail       ===> N          (Y = Yes; N = No)                   
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage      ===> S          (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)    
   Record layout dataset    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                        
   Member name              ===> CPY90      (Blank or pattern for member list)  
   XREF dataset name        ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary;      
   Selection criteria usage ===> N           M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)   
   Selection dataset name   ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>            (Blank or pattern for member list)  
 
 
************************************************************************************
 
                                                                               

File-AID - Edit - OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS --------------- COLUMNS 000001 000023
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
        EMP-NO   EMP-NAME   EMP-ADDR                                            
        3/NUM    10/AN      10/AN                                               
        (1-3)    (4-13)     (14-23)                                             
        1------- 2--------- 3---------                                          
 ****** ***************************** TOP OF DATA ******************-CAPS OFF-* 
 000001      111 VENKAT     CHENNAI                                             
 000002      222 KIRAN      MUMBAI                                              
 000003      333 BINU       DELHI                                               
 000004      444 KAMAL      DELHI                                               
 000005      555 VEERU      KHAMMAM                                             
 ****** **************************** BOTTOM OF DATA ****************-CAPS OFF-* 
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), CHAR (character mode),  UNFMT (unformatted mode)  

 
 
*************************************************************************************
 
 
File-AID - Edit - OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS --------------- COLUMNS 000001 000023
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
        EMP-NO   EMP-NAME   EMP-ADDR                                            
        3/NUM    10/AN      10/AN                                               
        (1-3)    (4-13)     (14-23)                                             
        1------- 2--------- 3---------                                          
 ****** ***************************** TOP OF DATA ******************-CAPS OFF-* 
 000001      111 VENKAT     CHENNAI                                             
 000002      222 KIRAN      MUMBAI                                              
 000003      333 BINU       DELHI                                               
 000004      444 KAMAL      DELHI                                               
 0R0005      555 VEERU      KHAMMAM                                             
 ****** **************************** BOTTOM OF DATA ****************-CAPS OFF-* 
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), CHAR (character mode),  UNFMT (unformatted mode)  
 
 
 
************************************************************************************
 
 
File-AID - Edit - OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS --------------- COLUMNS 000001 000023
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
        EMP-NO   EMP-NAME   EMP-ADDR                                            
        3/NUM    10/AN      10/AN                                               
        (1-3)    (4-13)     (14-23)                                             
        1------- 2--------- 3---------                                          
 ****** ***************************** TOP OF DATA ******************-CAPS OFF-* 
 000001      111 VENKAT     CHENNAI                                             
 000002      222 KIRAN      MUMBAI                                              
 000003      333 BINU       DELHI                                               
 000004      444 KAMAL      DELHI                                               
 000005      555 VEERU      KHAMMAM                                             
 ==DUP>      555 VEERU      KHAMMAM                                             
 ****** **************************** BOTTOM OF DATA ****************-CAPS OFF-* 
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), CHAR (character mode),  UNFMT (unformatted mode)  

**********************************************************************************

 
 
 
File-AID - Edit - OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS --------------- COLUMNS 000001 000023
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
        EMP-NO   EMP-NAME   EMP-ADDR                                            
        3/NUM    10/AN      10/AN                                               
        (1-3)    (4-13)     (14-23)                                             
        1------- 2--------- 3---------                                          
 ****** ***************************** TOP OF DATA ******************-CAPS OFF-* 
 000001      111 VENKAT     CHENNAI                                             
 000002      222 KIRAN      MUMBAI                                              
 000003      333 BINU       DELHI                                               
 000004      444 KAMAL      DELHI                                               
 000005      555 VEERU      KHAMMAM                                             
 ==NEW>      666 VIJAY      HYDERABAD                                           
 ****** **************************** BOTTOM OF DATA ****************-CAPS OFF-* 
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Enter FMT (formatted mode), CHAR (character mode),  UNFMT (unformatted mode)  
 
 
 
************************************************************************************
 
How to copy VSAM KSDS TO VSAM KSDS:
 
File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 3.3                                                                  
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 12.45   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
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      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice.        

*************************************************************************************

File-AID ---------------------  Copy Utility  ---------------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify "FROM" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS'                               
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
                                                                                
 Specify "TO" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                  
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS.BACKUP'                        
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
   Disposition     ===> NEW                (OLD, MOD, NEW)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Information:                                                 
   Process online or batch   ===> O        (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:   (E = Existing; T = Temporary;        
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N         M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>          (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                                
                                                                                
************************************************************************************                                                                                
                                                                                
File-AID ---------------  Allocate New VSAM Cluster   
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
 Component names:                                                               
 Cluster:                 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS.BACKUP'                      
 Data component      ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS.BACKUP.DATA'                 
 Index component     ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS.BACKUP.INDEX'                
 Dataset type        ===> KSDS       (KSDS; ESDS; RRDS; LINEAR)                 
 Owner ID            ===>                                                       
 Specify SMS Class Information:                                                 
 Storage    ===> STANDARD Data ===>          Management ===> NORMAL             
                                                                                
 Space Allocation:   DATA Component  KSDS INDEX Component (Blank for default)   
 Volume serial       ===> DITSMO     ===> DITSMO                                
 Units               ===> TRKS       ===> TRKS      (TRKs; CYLs; RECs; K; M)    
 Primary             ===> 2          ===> 1         (Amount in above units)     
 Secondary           ===> 2          ===> 1         (Amount in above units)     
 Reusable            ===> NO         (Y = Yes; N = No)                          
 Key length          ===> 3          (1 - 255 - Required for KSDS only)         
 Key position        ===> 0          (0 - maximum record - KSDS only)           
 Average Recordsize  ===> 4089       (Not allowed for LINEAR)                   
 Maximum Recordsize  ===> 4089       (Not allowed for LINEAR)                   
 Expiration date     ===>            (YYYY/MM/DD or blank)                      
 Extended allocate   ===> NO         (Y = Yes; N = No)                          
                                                                                
**************************************************************************************

File-AID ---------------------  Copy Utility  --------------- 6 RECORDS COPIED 
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify "FROM" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS'                               
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
                                                                                
 Specify "TO" Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                  
   Dataset or path ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS.BACKUP'                        
   Volume serial   ===>                    (If not cataloged)                   
   Disposition     ===> OLD                (OLD, MOD, NEW)                      
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Information:                                                 
   Process online or batch   ===> O        (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:   (E = Existing; T = Temporary;        
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N         M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>          (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                               

 
************************************************************************************

 
How to compare the datasets using file-aid:

 
File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 10                                                                 
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 12.50   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
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      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice.        

**************************************************************************************

 
File-AID ---------- Compare - OLD Dataset Specification -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Compare Mode                ===> F (F = Formatted; U = Unformatted;            
                                     L = Load Library; S = Source code; J = JCL)
 Specify OLD Dataset Information:                                               
   Dataset name or HFS path  ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS'                     
   Member name               ===>             (Blank or pattern for member list)
   Volume serial             ===>             (If dataset is not catalogued)    
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout usage       ===> S           (S = Single; X = XREF; N = None)  
   Record layout dataset     ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                       
   Member name               ===> CPY90       (Blank or pattern for member list)
   XREF dataset name         ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>             (Blank or pattern for member list)
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:      (E = Existing; T = Temporary;     
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N            M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None) 
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>             (Blank or pattern for member list)
                                                                                
                                                                                
************************************************************************************
 
 
 
File-AID ---------- Compare - NEW Dataset Specification -----------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Compare Mode: FORMATTED                                                        
                                                                                
 OLD Dataset Name: OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS                                      
 Specify NEW Dataset Information:                                               
   Dataset name or HFS path  ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS.BACKUP'              
   Member name               ===>             (Blank or pattern for member list)
   Volume serial             ===>             (If dataset is not catalogued)    
                                                                                
                                                                                
 OLD Record Layout Usage: SINGLE                                                
 Specify Record Layout and XREF Information:                                    
   Record layout dataset     ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB'                       
   Member name               ===> CPY90       (Blank or pattern for member list)
   XREF dataset name         ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>             (Blank or pattern for member list)
                                                                                
 Specify Selection Criteria Information:      (E = Existing; T = Temporary;     
   Selection criteria usage  ===> N            M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None) 
   Selection dataset name    ===>                                               
   Member name               ===>             (Blank or pattern for member list)
 
                      
************************************************************************************
 
 
File-AID ---------- Compare - Execution Options -------------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify Execution Options:                                                     
   Process online or batch  ===> O         (O = Online; B = Batch)              
                                                                                
 Specify Compare Criteria Information:     (E = Existing; T = Temporary/New;    
   Compare criteria usage   ===> N          M = Modify; Q = Quick; N = None)    
   Compare criteria file    ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>           (Blank or pattern for member list)   
                                                                                
 Specify optional File-AID/Data Solutions Change Criteria                       
   to age dates, convert currencies, translate, generate, encrypt or            
   otherwise modify data from OLD file OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS                  
   Use change criteria      ===> N         (Y = Yes; N = No; M = Modify)        
   Change criteria file     ===>                                                
   Member name              ===>           (Blank or pattern for member list)   
   Maximum invalid fields   ===> ALL       (ALL or number of invalid fields)    
                                                                               

 

 ************************************************************************************

 


File-AID ----------------- Compare - Criteria Options -------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify Initial Compare Options:                                               
                                                                                
  Compare type            ===> S   (S = Sorted/Keyed; R = ReadAhead; 1 = 1-to-1)
                                                                                
  Read-ahead record count ===> 100 (If type = R, specify read-ahead count)      
  Read-ahead sequence     ===> E   (E= Enforce; I = Ignore)                     
                                                                                
  Records to compare      ===> ALL (All or maximum number of records)           
  Differences to compare  ===> ALL (All or maximum number of differences)       
                                                                                
  Modify print defaults   ===> N   (Y = Yes; N = No)                            
  Specify output criteria ===> N   (Y = Yes; N = No)                            
                                                                                
  Associate Corresponding ===> Y   (Associate like field names? Y=Yes; N=No)    
    Ignore Prefix         OLD file ===>            NEW file ===>                
    Ignore Suffix         OLD file ===>            NEW file ===>                
 
 
                                                                                
************************************************************************************
 
 
 
File-AID ----------------- Compare - Criteria Options -------------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 Specify Initial Compare Options:                                               
                                                                                
  Compare type            ===> S   (S = Sorted/Keyed; R = ReadAhead; 1 = 1-to-1)
                                                                                
  Read-ahead record count ===> 100 (If type = R, specify read-ahead count)      
  Read-ahead sequence     ===> E   (E= Enforce; I = Ignore)                     
                                                                                
  Records to compare      ===> ALL (All or maximum number of records)           
  Differences to compare  ===> ALL (All or maximum number of differences)       
                                                                                
  Modify print defaults   ===> N   (Y = Yes; N = No)                            
  Specify output criteria ===> N   (Y = Yes; N = No)                            
                                                                                
  Associate Corresponding ===> Y   (Associate like field names? Y=Yes; N=No)    
    Ignore Prefix         OLD file ===>            NEW file ===>                
    Ignore Suffix         OLD file ===>            NEW file ===>                
                                                                                
                                                                                
************************************************************************************                                                                                
                                                                                
 

File-AID ----------- Compare - Formatted Criteria ---------------------------- 
 COMMAND ===>                                                  SCROLL ===> PAGE 
                                                                                
 OLD FILE - OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS --------------------------------------------
  Cmd  Field Name                         Format   Status Display               
       EMP-REC                            GRP   23                              
   _    EMP-NO                            Z   3    SYNCKEY,ORDER=001,ASCENDING  
   _    EMP-NAME                          C     10 COMPARISON FIELD             
   _    EMP-ADDR                          C     10 COMPARISON FIELD             
 ******************************* BOTTOM OF DATA ********************************
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Cmd: S = Sync/Key, T = Tolerance, P = Print, C = Compare, R = Reset           

 
 
**************************************************************************************                                                                                
                                                                                
File-AID ------------- Compare - Criteria Build Complete  ---------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
   Your COMPARE Criteria are complete.  You may:                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
   Use ENTER to execute COMPARE.                                                
                                                                                
   Use END to return to previous panel.                                         
                                                                                
   Use SAVE to save your criteria.                                              
                                                                                
   Use VIEW to inspect your criteria.                                           
                                                                                
   Use CANCEL to exit COMPARE (SAVE will not be issued).                        
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                               

   Menu  Utilities  Compilers  Help                                             
 
 
************************************************************************************
 
 BROWSE    OZA058.FILEAID.CR.C000221.A23400                   Compare completed 
 Command ===>                                                  Scroll ===> PAGE 
********************************* Top of Data **********************************
FILE-AID 8.9    COMPARE CRITERIA CONTENTS REPORT   USERID-OZA058         DATE 20
 COMPARE CRITERIA DSN:                                                          
================================================================================
    COMPARE CRITERIA CONTENTS:                                                  
    RECORD COMPARE CRITERIA:                                                    
            COMPARE TYPE:                                 SORTED                
            MAX NUMBER OF RECORDS TO COMPARE:           0  (0 = NO LIMIT)       
            MAX NUMBER OF DIFFERENCES TO COMPARE:       0  (0 = NO LIMIT)       
                                                                                
================================================================================
     OLD LAYOUT MEMBER: CPY90                                NEW |     NEW LAYOU
 NUM OLD-RECORD-LAYOUT              START  FORMAT   STATUS  FIELD| NUM NEW-RECOR
---- ------------------------------ ------ -------- ------- -----|---- ---------
   1 EMP-REC                             1 GRP   23              |   1 EMP-REC  
   2 EMP-NO                              1 Z   3    SYNCKEY     2|   2 EMP-NO   
                                   SYNCKEY,ORDER=001,ASCENDING   |              
                                                                 |              
   3 EMP-NAME                            4 C     10 COMPARE     3|   3 EMP-NAME 
   4 EMP-ADDR                           14 C     10 COMPARE     4|   4 EMP-ADDR
   Menu  Utilities  Compilers  Help                                             
 
 
************************************************************************************
 
 
 BROWSE    OZA058.FILEAID.CR.D07221.T125450           Line 00000020 Col 001 080 
 Command ===>                                                  Scroll ===> PAGE 
     END OF LAYOUT. LENGTH =    23                               |     END OF LA
                                                                                
                                                ****  E N D  O F  R E P O R T  *
FILE-AID 8.9    COMPARE SUMMARY REPORT             USERID-OZA058         DATE 20
"OLD" DSN: OZA058.SAMPLE.VSAM.KSDS                                "NEW" DSN: BOY
================================================================================
    COMPARE CRITERIA:                                                           
            COMPARE MODE:                               FORMATTED               
            COBOL LAYOUT USAGE:                         SINGLE                  
            COBOL DATASET NAME:                         OZA058.SAMPLE.COPYLIB   
                                                                                
    REPORT FORMAT PARAMETERS:                                                   
            PRINT FORMAT:                               FORMATTED               
            MAX NUMBER OF DIFFERENCES TO REPORT:        0  (0 = NO LIMIT)       
            PRINT RECORDS SELECTED:                     CHANGED, INSERTED, DELET
            FORMATTED REPORT OPTION:                    ENTIRE REPORT           
            COMPARED FIELDS OPTION:                     ALL                     
            FIELD STATISTICS REPORT:                    NO                      
                                                                                
    COMPARE STATISTICS:                                                         
   Menu  Utilities  Compilers  Help                                             
 ```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
 BROWSE    OZA058.FILEAID.CR.D07221.T125450           Line 00000040 Col 001 080 
 Command ===>                                                  Scroll ===> PAGE 
            "OLD" DATASET RECORDS READ:                 6                       
            "NEW" DATASET RECORDS READ:                 6                       
            "OLD" DATASET RECORDS COMPARED:             6                       
            "NEW" DATASET RECORDS COMPARED:             6                       
            NUMBER OF RECORDS MATCHED:                  6                       
            NUMBER OF RECORDS CHANGED:                  0                       
            NUMBER OF RECORDS INSERTED:                 0                       
            NUMBER OF RECORDS DELETED:                  0                       
                                                                                
                                                ****  E N D  O F  R E P O R T  *
******************************** Bottom of Data ********************************
                                                                                
File-AID ---------- Compare - Report Print ----------------- Compare completed 
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
  Print Compare Report     ===> N       (Y = Yes; N = No)                       
                                                                                
  Instructions:                                                                 
                                                                                
  Use ENTER to perform above action and return to the initial Compare screen    
  Use END to exit without PRINT                                                 
                                                                                
*********************************************************************************                                                                                
                                                                                
        
How to allocate GDG:                                                 

File-AID 8.9.5 -------------  Primary Option Menu  ----------------------------
 OPTION ===> 3.2                                                                
                                                                                
   0  PARAMETERS  - Specify ISPF and File-AID parameters     USERID   - OZA058  
   1  BROWSE      - Display file contents                    PF KEYS  - 12      
   2  EDIT        - Create or change file contents           TERMINAL - 3278    
   3  UTILITIES   - File-AID/SPF extended utilities          TIME     - 13.05   
   5  PRINT       - Print file contents                      JULIAN   - 07.221  
   6  SELECTION   - Create or change selection criteria      DATE     - 09/08/07
   7  XREF        - Create or change record layout cross reference              
   8  VIEW        - View interpreted record layout                              
   9  REFORMAT    - Convert file from one format to another                     
  10  COMPARE     - Compare file contents                                       
   C  CHANGES     - Display summary of File-AID changes                         
   T  TUTORIAL    - Display information about File-AID                          
   X  EXIT        - Terminate File-AID and return to ISPF                       
                                                                                
      Use END to terminate File-AID                                             
                                                                                
      Online Technical Support available at:  frontline.compuware.com           
                                                                                
      Copyright (c) 1982 - 2006, by Compuware Corporation. All rights reserved. 
      Unpublished rights reserved under the Copyright Laws of the United States.
      Type LEGAL on the command line for Copyright/Trade Secret Notice.        

 
 
************************************************************************************
 
 
File-AID --------------------  Dataset Utility  -------------------------------
 OPTION ===> G                                                                  
                                                                                
   A - Allocate SEQ/PDS dataset           D - Delete dataset or HFS file        
   B - Allocate BDAM dataset              R - Rename dataset or HFS file        
   C - Catalog dataset                    U - Uncatalog dataset                 
   S - Dataset information (short)        F - Free unused space                 
   BLANK - Display dataset information    G - Define generation data group      
                                                                                
 Specify Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                       
   Dataset or path    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.GDG.BASE'                             
   Volume serial      ===>          (If not cataloged)                          
                                                                                
 Specify Model Dataset Information:                                             
   Dataset name       ===>                                                      
                                                                                
 Specify Catalog to use if other than Default System Catalog:                   
   Catalog name       ===>                                                      
   Catalog password   ===>          (If catalog is password protected)          
 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------  
      For dataset allocations only, the optional model dataset is used to       
      prefill the allocation information on the allocation panel.  This         
      dataset is not mandatory for dataset allocations.                         
                                                                                
************************************************************************************
 
 
File-AID -------------  Define New Generation Data Group  ---------------------
 COMMAND ===>                                                                   
                                                                                
 GDG base dataset name: OZA058.SAMPLE.GDG.BASE                                  
                                                                                
 GDG dataset limit     ===> 3          (Maximum number of generations, 1-255)   
                                                                                
                                                                                
 Specify Optional Parameters:                                                   
                                                                                
    Owner ID           ===> OZA058     (Defaults to TSO USERID)                 
                                                                                
    Expiration date    ===>            (Blank; YYYY/MM/DD; or                   
                                        number of days 0 - 1830)                
                                                                                
    Uncatalog options  ===> 1          (1 = Uncatalog oldest when limit reached 
                                            NOEMPTY;                            
                                        2 = Uncatalog all when limit is reached 
                                            EMPTY)                              
    Scratch  options   ===> 1          (1 = Scratch dataset when uncataloged    
                                            SCRATCH;                            
                                        2 = Do not scratch dataset              
                                            NOSCRATCH)                         
 
 
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File-AID --------------------  Dataset Utility  ----------- GDG BASE ALLOCATED 
 OPTION ===>                                                                    
                                                                                
   A - Allocate SEQ/PDS dataset           D - Delete dataset or HFS file        
   B - Allocate BDAM dataset              R - Rename dataset or HFS file        
   C - Catalog dataset                    U - Uncatalog dataset  a               
   S - Dataset information (short)        F - Free unused space                 
   BLANK - Display dataset information    G - Define generation data group      
                                                                                
 Specify Dataset or HFS Path Information:                                       
   Dataset or path    ===> 'OZA058.SAMPLE.GDG.BASE'                             
   Volume serial      ===>          (If not cataloged)                          
                                                                                
 Specify Model Dataset Information:                                             
   Dataset name       ===>                                                      
                                                                                
 Specify Catalog to use if other than Default System Catalog:                   
   Catalog name       ===>                                                      
   Catalog password   ===>          (If catalog is password protected)          
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      For dataset allocations only, the optional model dataset is used to       
      prefill the allocation information on the allocation panel.  This         
      dataset is not mandatory for dataset allocations.                         
                                                                               
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