Placing curser to End of the Line.

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Placing curser to End of the Line.

Postby bazzigar » Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:53 pm


May I know how can I place the curser to be at specific location , like end of the line.

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So when we run this I need the curser sould be pleace at last of SAY instruction , not at new line which I am getting now.

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Re: Placing curser to End of the Line.

Postby prino » Sun Jul 29, 2012 11:50 pm

Not possible in REXX, unless you use external non-REXX code.
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Re: Placing curser to End of the Line.

Postby NicC » Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:46 am

You can do it on PC Rexx using Charout but on the mainframe you have to call something else to do it for you. A short CLIST (spit spit) to receive a parm of what to write using WRITENR is what you need.
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Re: Placing curser to End of the Line.

Postby steve-myers » Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:24 am

At one level, I'm inclined to agree with NicC. I got out the Rexx manual to see if there was something like the CLIST WRITENR command, but I sure didn't see anything obvious.
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Re: Placing curser to End of the Line.

Postby enrico-sorichetti » Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:30 pm

but the TS, given the proper zOS and components level might try to play around with the
REXX stream data I/O ... 160520.htm
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so that I am sure that the information requested can be reached with a very small effort
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