Format History data using InfoMan RFT report

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Problem(Abstract)

Example of how to format history data with Information Management for z/OS Report Format Table (RFT)

Symptom

Trying to obtain history data using a InfoMan RFT but not seeing the history in the output


Diagnosing the problem

You need to FORMAT the History data before trying to write it out.

Resolving the problem

The following RFT is just one example of obtaining and formatting the History data using a RFT:

SECTION
HFORMAT
FORMAT HISTORY(DATM/.) LEN(11)
FORMAT HISTORY(TIMM/.) LEN(06)
FORMAT HISTORY(USER/.) LEN(07)
FORMAT VALUE(' - ') LEN(003)
EFORMAT
SEARCH ARG(!S0B06 DATE/2008/05/22 - DATE/2008/07/09) SORT(RNID/.)
PUT COLUMN(001) LENGTH(08) DATA(RNID/.)
IF HISTORY(STAC/.) OPERATOR(=) VALUE(&ZIFDATA) COMPARE(CSCHARACTER)
PUT COLUMN(001) VALUE(Status Changes -----------)
PUT COLUMN(028) HISTORY(STAC/.) OPERATOR(V)
EIF
ESEARCH
ESECTION

The above RFT will produce the following output:

00025505
Status Changes ----------- 07/09/2008 16:20 DIXONBO - OPEN
00025506
Status Changes ----------- 07/09/2008 16:20 DIXONBO - OPEN
00025507
Status Changes ----------- 07/09/2008 16:56 DIXONBO - OPEN
08/23/2008 10:41 DIXONBO - CLOSED
00025508
Status Changes ----------- 05/22/2008 16:40 DIXONBO - OPEN
05/23/2008 10:41 DIXONBO - SCHED
05/26/2008 09:57 DIXONBO - INSTALL
05/26/2008 09:57 DIXONBO - INSTALL


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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Information Management for z/OS

Software version:

7.1

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Reference #:

1396145

Modified date:

2013-09-18

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