ISPF-Primary Commands

The primary commands listed here summarize the primary commands you use to display and change your edit profile. Notice that many of these command settings are displayed in the user profile

PROFILE
This displays the current setting of each mode in this list and controls whether changes to these settings are saved.

AUTOLIST

This controls whether a copy of the saved data is automatically stored in the ISPF list data set.

AUTONUM
This controls whether lines of data are automatically renumbered when the data is saved.

AUTOSAVE
This controls whether data is saved when you enter END.

CAPS

This controls whether alphabetic characters are stored in uppercase when the data is saved.

HEX

This controls whether data is displayed in hexadecimal format.
HILITE

This controls the use of enhanced edit color.

IMACRO

This names an edit macro used at the start of the edit session.

NOTES

This controls whether tutorial notes are included in an Edit model.

NULLS
This controls whether blank spaces at the end of a line are written to the panel as blanks or nulls. The difference is that nulls allow you to insert data; blanks do not.

NUMBER
This controls the generation of sequence numbers in a data set.

PACK
This controls whether ISPF packs (compresses) the data when it is saved.

RECOVERY
This controls the recovery of an edit session after a system failure.

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