Creating & Customising ISPF Panels with Dialog Manager

Course

In High Wycombe

£ 1,575 + VAT

Description

  • Type

    Course

  • Location

    High wycombe

  • Duration

    4 Days

On successful completion of this course, attendees will be able to: invoke an ISPF dialogue, create Selection Panels (menus), create Display Panels, create and handle ISPF messages, create ISPF tables, perform File Tailoring, use ISPF/PDF dialogue test facilities..
Suitable for: IT Professionals tasked with developing and maintaining applications within a TSO/E environment.

Facilities

Location

Start date

High Wycombe (Buckinghamshire)
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24 - 28 Crendon Street, HP13 6LS

Start date

On request

About this course

A working knowledge of TSO/E and REXX.

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Course programme

Objectives

On successful completion of this course attendees will be able to:

  • invoke an ISPF dialogue
  • create Selection Panels (menus)
  • create Display Panels
  • create and handle ISPF messages
  • create ISPF tables
  • perform File Tailoring
  • use ISPF/PDF dialogue test facilities.
  • create Help/Tutorial panels
  • invoke Keylists
  • create new CUA attributes
  • create action bars and pull-downs
  • create static and moveable pop-up windows
  • create field level help
  • create Point and Shoot fields
  • create scrollable areas and fields.

Who Should Attend

IT Professionals tasked with developing and maintaining applications within a TSO/E environment.

Contents

ISPF/TSO Overview

ISPF structure; variables; services and libraries; how ISPF is initiated ISPF Program Function Keys; exit options.

Keylists

Key assignments; KEYS and KEYLIST commands; )PANEL statements and parameters; Keylist settings.

ISPF Panels

Basic panel structure; )ATTR; )BODY; )INIT; )REINIT; )PROC; panel definition statements; control variables; Z variables and messages.

New Common User Access (CUA) Attributes

All the attributes for CUA; mixing with traditional attributes; ATTR statement.

Action Bars and Pull-down Choices

Action Bar navigation; ABC and PDC statements; ABCINIT; ABCPROC; actions taken using numbersor point and shoot; new parameters in ATTR and BODY sections.

Scrollable Areas and Fields

AREA statement; sizing of the scrollable area; multiple scrollable areas per panel; use of ZVARS control variable; cursor positioning; scrollable definitions; FIELD statement; scrollable parameters.

Point and Shoot Fields

PNTS statement; deciding which fields are point and shoot; new attributes in ATTR; input, output or text fields.

Field level help

HELP statement; fields and help panels; point and shoot action.

ISPF Functions and Services

REXX host environments; the ADDRESS command; the availability of ISPF variables to REXX; the use of: DISPLAY, CONTROL, SELECT, VGET, VPUT, BROWSE, and EDIT; file tailoring; FTOPEN; FTINC; FTCLOSE.

Static and Moveable Pop-up Windows

ADDPOP and REMPOP service; WINDOW command; sizing of pop-up windows; window titles.

ISPF Tables

The functions specifically related to ISPF Table creation, maintenance, and display.


Creating & Customising ISPF Panels with Dialog Manager

£ 1,575 + VAT