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TSO / ISPF

Wednesday, August 3rd
Jai Chenchlani

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Index
Objectives
Features of TSO
Logging On to TSO
ISPF in relation to TSO
ISPF Introduction
ISPF Settings
ISPF View/Edit
ISPF Utilities

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Objectives

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Objectives
Explain the basic features of TSO and ISPF
Familiarize data set management in TSO/ISPF
Gain working knowledge of the commonly used
ISPF options.

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Features of TSO

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Features of TSO
A subsystem of the MVS Operating System
Allows users to interactively share computer
time and resources
Allows line mode command entry.

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Logging on to TSO

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Logging on to TSO
UserID
Password
New Password
Procedure
Group-ID
Account
Size
Perform
Command

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Logging on to TSO

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ISPF in relation to TSO

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ISPF in relation to TSO

ISPF

TSO

MVS

S390 OS

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ISPF Introduction

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ISPF - Introduction
Features of ISPF
Action Bars and Pull-Down Menus
Point & Shoot fields
Selection Fields.

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Features of ISPF
Provides an On-line environment to interact with MVS
Provides Menu driven interface
Provides facilities for Editing and browsing datasets
ISPF uses panels to display and receive information and
allows customization of your ISPF environment
Provides Program Function keys to avoid manual typing
of commands
Provides for easy management of datasets through the
Dataset menu

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Features of ISPF
 Provides extensive facilities for comparing datasets and
searching for data
Provides facilities for executing programs in batch or
foreground
Provides for debugging of advanced user written ISPF
applications
Provides Advanced facilities to create, delete and display
VSAM datasets
A Client Server Interface to allow GUI.

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ISPF - Introduction

Action Bars and Pull-Down Menus

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Point & Shoot fields
Action Bar choices
Actions on pull down menus
Selection titles on menu panels
Headings on member list panels
Member list items.

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Selection Fields
 A single period (.)
A single underscore (_)
An underscored field (________)

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ISPF Settings

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ISPF Settings

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Function Keys
KEY TITLE MEANING
PF1/13 Help Enter the tutorial.

PF2/14 Split Divides the screen
at the cursor.

PF3/15 End Terminates the
current operation.

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Function Keys
PF4/16 Return Return to the
Primary Option
menu.

PF5/17 Rfind Repeat the
previous FIND
command.

PF6/18 Rchange Repeat the
previous CHANGE
command.

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Function Keys
PF7/19 Up Move the screen
window up.

PF8/20 Down Move the screen
window down.

PF9/21 Swap Swap displays in the
split screen mode.

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Function Keys
PF10/22 Left Move the screen
window left.

PF11/23 Right Move the screen
window right.

PF12/24 Cancel Cancel the current
command

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ISPF View/Edit

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ISPF – View/Edit
Distinct Modes
Fields available on the View/Edit Panel
Member List - Fields
Command Line on a member list
Scrolling
Primary Commands
Line Commands
Find Command.

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Distinct Modes
Browse
Edit
View.

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Fields available on the View/Edit panel
Library
Other data set
Confirm Cancel/Move/Replace
Browse Mode
Warn on First Data change.

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Member List - Fields
Command Line
Scroll
Name
Prompt
Size
Created
Changed
ID.

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Command Line on a Member List
SELECT
SORT
MLC
REFRESH
RESET
LOCATE
SAVE.

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Scrolling
PAGE
CSR
DATA
nnn (A Number)
HALF.

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Primary Commands
CANCEL
CAPS
CHANGE
COPY
CREATE
CUT
DELETE
EDIT

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Primary Commands..
END
EXCLUDE
FIND
HILITE
NUMBER
PASTE
RENUM

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Primary Commands..
REPLACE
SAVE
SORT
UNDO
UNNUM
RESET.

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Line Commands
Basic commands
Move/Copy commands
Shifting commands
Exclude/Show commands
Text handling commands
Miscellaneous commands
Data commands.

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Line Commands
Basic I D R

Move/Copy C M A B O

Shifting ( ) > <

Exclude/Show X F L S

Text Handling TE TF TS LC UC

Miscellaneous BNDS COLS MASK TABS

Data MD
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Find Commands
Find Between
Find Occurance
Find Within
Find Picture Clause.

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ISPF Utilities

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ISPF – Utilities
Library
Dataset
Move/Copy
Dslist
SuperC
SuperCE
Search-For
Search-ForE

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Experience. Results.

Thanks!!!

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