How to activate highlight command

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How to activate highlight command

Postby ashokteja » Fri Dec 24, 2010 6:01 pm

am trying to highligh the cobal keywords in mainframes
am typing hi auto and hi cob but it shows hilight not active message
how can i activate that command?

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Re: How to activate highlight command

Postby NicC » Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:52 pm

Go into edit on any dataset
Put the cursor on Edit on the action bar and hit enter - hilite will be there as one of the options
select that option by number, 3 in my case
check that check that coloring, the second column of options, is set to at least 2 - Color program
The problem I have is that people can explain things quickly but I can only comprehend slowly.
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Re: How to activate highlight command

Postby dick scherrer » Sat Dec 25, 2010 5:28 am


I'm not on a pc that is acceptable to a mainframe, so i've not tested this:

While editing the member, enter HILITE COBOL in the command area and press Enter.
Hope this helps,
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