EDIT After you issue the eMS subcommand, you receive the message: eMS SUBSET to indicate that you are in eMS subset mode. On a display terminal, the
screen is cleared before the editor issues this message; the display of
the file is restored when you enter the RETURN command. Section 3. EDIT Subcommands and Macros 225
EDIT Subcommands-DELETE, DOWN DELETE Use the DELETE subcommand to delete one or more lines
beginning with the current line. The line immediately
last line deleted becomes the new current line. The
DELETE subcommand is:
r I I DELete I , I L r 1 , nl
'* 1 III L .J
from a file,
following the
format of the -, , , , , , ____ -..I n indicates the number of lines to be deleted, starting at the
current line. If an asterisk (*) is entered, remainder of the
file is deleted. If n is omitted, only one line is deleted.
None. If you delete the last line in the file, or if you issue the subcommand when the current line pointer is already at the end of
the file, the editor displays the message: EOF: If you delete a record when using a display terminal in display mode,
the editor rewrites the output display area with the records above the
current line pointer unchanged. The record at the current line pointer
and the remaining records on the screen move up by one, and a new record
(if one exists) moves into the bottom of the output aisp1ay area. DOWN Use the DOWN subcommand to advance the current line pointer forward in
the file. The line pointed to becomes the new current line. The format
of the DOWN subcommand is: r I r 1 , DOwn I n I III I I L- n
L .J
indicates the number
the current line. If
is aavanced one line.
_____ -1 of lines to advance the pointer, starting at
n is not specified, the current line pointer
226 IBM VM/370 eMS Command and Macro Reference
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