the SKIP para in EZ+

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the SKIP para in EZ+

Post by clover71030404 » Tue May 08, 2012 2:49 pm

I have doubt about SKIP para in DISPLAY.
For example, I code like that DISPLAY SKIP 3 'THIS IS JUST TESTING FOR SKIP PARA.' The just 1 line are skiped before printed. Of course, I see this result on mainframe, so I need for your help to explain if the result is different in the printer and mainframe?

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Post by DikDude » Tue May 08, 2012 11:13 pm

Often the "carriage control" is not shown when looking at spooled output.

When sent to the printer, the blank lines should be there.

Suggest you run a very small test to verify this.

If there are any surprises, post a reply here and someone should be able to help.
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Post by dbzTHEdinosauer » Wed May 09, 2012 12:15 am

most spool display facilities (SDSF, IOF and the others)
provide a command to display using the CC.

if you were to SE (Select edit in SDSF),
you will see the values in column num 1
which are not displayed in the normal S (Select in sdsf) without issuing the "CC" command.

use PF1 to find the actual command in your site's display facility.
Dick Brenholtz
JCL, SQL and code in programs have an irritating habit of doing what you say,
not what you meant.

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