ISPF Update - Topical Outline

ISPF Update - Introduction

ISPF Version Differences Overview

ISPF Primary Option Menu

Standard Panel Format

CUA Panel Formats

Running in GUI Mode

Using Action Bars

Working With Pull-down Menus

Getting Around in ISPF

Computer Exercise: An Encounter with the new ISPF

ISPF Look and Feel

The Settings Panel

Function Keys Settings

Working With Keylists

Color, Intensity, and Highlighting

Look and Feel: Options

Computer Exercise: Changing the Look and Feel of ISPF

Utilities and Help

Utility Functions

Allocating a Data Set Using ISPF


Computer Exercise: Allocating New Data Sets

Looking at Data - Edit, View, and Browse

Edit, View, and Browse

Action Bar Choices on View and Edit Entry Panels

Computer Exercise: Introduction to 'View'

More Utility Functions

Move / Copy

Deleting a Data Set

Renaming a Data Set

The Library Utility

Computer Exercise: Utility Functions

Reference Lists

Reference Lists

Computer Exercise: Reference Lists

Edit Commands

Edit line commands


Edit primary commands

Computer Exercise: Using Edit Commands

Language-sensitive Color Editing

Language-sensitive color editing

Scrollable fields

Computer Exercise: Using Language-sensitive Color Editing

Data Set List Utility

Option 3.4: Data Set List Does It All


Retrieving Commands

Command Interfaces

The ISPF Command Shell

Split screen, ISPF 4.2 and later

Split screen, ISPF 6.0 and later

The CMDE command

Edit commands CUT, PASTE, and Clipboards

The EDITSET command

Computer Exercise: Copy, Cut, and Paste

VSAM Support

VSAM Support in ISPF

Computer Exercise: Using VSAM Support

The ISPF Object / Action Workplace Shell

Action / Object versus Object / Action

The Workplace


UDList - the UNIX Directory List Utility

HFS File Attributes

The UNIX Directory List Utility

These Materials © Copyright 2012 by Steven H. Comstock

Materials version: V5.x

Course Description
Course Objectives
TSO / ISPF / REXX / CLIST curriculum
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