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|Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2005 11:49 pm Post subject: Intermediate ISPF editor and Edit macro concepts
|Intermediate ISPF editor and Edit macro concepts.
To use edit macros effectively, it helps to know how to use the ISPF editor effectively. You can do so much more than just type or change characters and move, copy, delete or repeat lines.
The most efficient, and possibly most powerful techniques for using the editor involve setting up the editor so that a great deal of work can be done by very few commands. For example, you write an edit macro that loops through all lines, extracts data, examines it for a given string, changes lines that contain the string, and replaces those lines. Or