EDIT Subcommands-AUTOSAVE AUTOSAVE Use the AUTOSAVE subcommand to set, reset, or display the automatic save
function of the editor. When the automatic save function is in effect,
the editor automatically issues SAvE subcommand each time the
specified number of changes or insertions are made. The format of the AUTOSAVE subcommand is:
r --------, I r , I AUrOsave I In, IOFFI I I I L J L------ n is a decimal number between 1 and 32767, indicating the frequency
of the automatic save function. One SAVE subcommand is issued for
every n lines that are changed, deleted, or added to the file. OFF off the automatic save function. setting. This is the initial
1. Each line affected by the $MOVE macro is treated as one update. However, all changes caused by a single CHANGE, DELETE, DSTRING,
GErFILE, or OVERLAY subcommand are treated as a single update, no
matter how many lines are affected.
2. If you are editing a file on a read-only disk, and an automatic
save request occurs, the message:
SET NEW FILEMODE AND RETRY is issued. You can enter CMS subset and access the disk in mode, or use the FMODE subcommand to change the filemode
to the mode of a read/write disk. If you were in input mode, you
are placed in edit mode@ 3. The message "SAVED" is displayed at the terminal each time the save
operation occurs.
If you issue the AUTOSAVE subcommand with no operands, the editor
displays the current setting of the automatic save function.
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EDIT Subcommands-BACKWAPD, BOTTOM BACKWARD (Primarily 3270) Use the BACKWARD subcommand to move the current line pointer towards the
beginning of the file you are editing. The format of the BACKWARD subcommand is: r- , r , I In 1
1 III I L J L- ______________________ -J n is the number of records backward you wish to move the current line
pointer. If n is not specified, the current line pointer is moved
backward one line, toward the top of the file. The BACKwARD subcommand is equivalent to the UP subcommand; it is
provided for the convenience of 3270 users.
When is on, the current line on the screen contains the
record located by the BACKWARD n value. If n the number of
records above the current line, TOF is displayed on the current line. On a typewriter
verification is on. BOTTOM terminal the new current line is typed if Use the BOTTOM subcommand to make the last line of the file the new
current line. The format of the BOTTOM subcommand is: r I Bottom L- -, , Use the BOTTOM subcommand followed by the INPUT subcommand to begin
entering new lines at the end of a file.
When verification is on, the last line in the file is displayed.
If the BOTTOM subcommand is issued at a 3270 display terminal in display
mode, EJF: is displayed on the line following the current line, preceded
by the last records of the file; the rest of the screen's output area is
blank. 220 VM/37Q CMS Command and Macro Reference
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