8Data set processing using ISPF
ISPF offers a wide range of services for processing data sets. Except for a few special commands, all dataset services in ISPF begin with the prefix LM. This prefix stands for: Library Management. All together, I counted 25 services that are currently available. If you are concerned for the first time with the LM services, immediately the question arises: What do I need for a specific project? A first example is shown in the Program 7.3: IOEXMPL2 – Read records using LM services of ISPF on page 120.
The commands that I describe in the following chapters, usually know many more parameters than I will discuss. ...