command to display all or part of a
The format of the
ft is the filetype of the file to be displayed.
fm is the filemode of the file to be displayed. If this field is
omitted, the A-disk and its extensions are searched to locate
the file. If fm is specified as an asterisk (*), all disks are
searched, and the first file found is displayed.
recl is the record number of the first record to be displayed. This
field cannot contain special characters. If
than the number of records in the file, an error message is
displayed. If this field is omitted or entered as an asterisk
(*), a record number of 1 is assumed.
recn is the record number of the last record to be displayed. This
value cannot contain embedded commas. If this field is not
specified, is entered as an asterisk (*), or is greater than the
number of records in the file, displaying continues until end of
file is reached.
displays only certain columns of each record. xxxxx specifies
the start column and yyyyy the end column of the field within
the record that is to be displayed. The string xxxxx-yyyyy
may have a maximum of eight characters; additional characters
If columns are not specified, the entire record is displayed
unless the filetype is LISTING, in which case the first
position of each record is not displayed, since it is assumed
to be a carriage control character.