Syllabus For The Subject Operating Systems

Table of Contents

Chapter 12 OS/400: An Introduction.................................................................................

12.1 History........................................................................................................................2

12.1.1 Today......................................................................................................................3

12.1.1.1 Popular OS/400 Software....................................................................................5

Chapter 13 Getting Started with OS/400...........................................................................

13.1 Starting Up.................................................................................................................7

13.1.1 Finishing Your OS/400 Session..............................................................................9

13.1.2 Entering Commands................................................................................................9

13.1.2.1 Command Parameters..........................................................................................11

13.1.2.2 Positional Parameters...........................................................................................12

13.1.2.3 Case Sensitivity....................................................................................................13

13.1.2.4 The Four Types of Displays.................................................................................13

13.1.2.5 Important Special Keys........................................................................................16

13.2 File Names.................................................................................................................17

13.2.1 Wildcards................................................................................................................18

13.3 How Files Are Organized..........................................................................................19

13.3.1 Physical, Source Physical, and Logical Files..........................................................20

13.3.2 The Library List and Your Current Library............................................................21

13.4 Available On-line Help..............................................................................................21

13.4.1 The Search Index....................................................................................................23

13.4.2 Navigating Help Screens.........................................................................................26

13.4.2.1 Expanding Help Windows...................................................................................27

13.4.2.2 The User Support and Education Menu...............................................................28

13.4.2.3 Hypertext Links...................................................................................................30

13.4.3 The On-line Tutorial...............................................................................................31

13.4.4 Other Helpful Features............................................................................................33

Chapter 14 Using Files in OS/400.....................................................................................

14.1 The 12 Most Important Commands...........................................................................35

14.1.1 Common Error Messages........................................................................................35

14.1.2 Listing File Names..................................................................................................38

14.1.2.1 Listing a File's Members......................................................................................41

14.1.2.2 Listing a File's Members with the Program Development Manager...................42

14.1.3 Displaying a Text File's Contents...........................................................................43

14.1.3.1 Displaying a File's Members with the Program Development Manager.............45

14.1.4 Copying Files..........................................................................................................46

14.1.4.1 Copying Members................................................................................................47

14.1.4.2 Copying Members with the Program Development Manager.............................48

14.1.5 Renaming Files.......................................................................................................48

14.1.5.1 Renaming Members.............................................................................................50

14.1.5.2 Renaming Members with the Program Development Manager..........................50

14.1.6 Deleting Files..........................................................................................................50

14.1.6.1 Deleting Members................................................................................................51

14.1.6.2 Deleting Members with the Program Development Manager.............................51

14.1.7 Editing Your Library List.......................................................................................51

14.1.7.1 Changing Your Current Library...........................................................................55

14.1.8 Creating and Deleting Libraries..............................................................................55

Chapter 15 The OS/400 SEU Text Editor..........................................................................

15.1 Entering SEU.............................................................................................................57

15.1.1 Entering SEU from the Program Development Manager.......................................59

15.2 Line Commands.........................................................................................................59

15.2.1 Adding New Lines..................................................................................................60

15.2.2 Moving Your Cursor Around..................................................................................63

15.3 Inserting, Deleting, and Typing over Words and Characters.....................................63

15.3.1 Duplicating Lines....................................................................................................64

15.3.2 Deleting Lines.........................................................................................................65

15.3.3 Copying Lines.........................................................................................................67

15.3.4 Moving Lines..........................................................................................................68

15.4 Searching for Text......................................................................................................68

15.4.1 Case Sensitivity.......................................................................................................70

15.5 Saving Your Changes................................................................................................70

15.6 Quitting SEU..............................................................................................................71

15.7 Other SEU Features...................................................................................................71

15.7.1 SEU On-line Help...................................................................................................71

15.7.2 Syntax Prompting...................................................................................................72

Chapter 16 Using an OS/400 System.................................................................................

16.1 Printing Text Files.....................................................................................................73

16.1.1 Printing a File Member from the Program Development Manager or SEU...........76

16.1.2 Checking the Print Queue.......................................................................................76

16.1.3 Canceling Your Print Job........................................................................................77

16.2 Command Files..........................................................................................................78

16.2.1 The Automatic Signon Command File...................................................................83

16.3 Communicating with Other Users.............................................................................83

16.3.1 Receiving Mail........................................................................................................86

16.3.2 Inquiry Messages....................................................................................................87

16.3.3 Sending an Existing File.........................................................................................90

16.3.3.1 Receiving a File...................................................................................................91

16.4 A Sample OS/400 Session.........................................................................................93

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