This chapter describes the syntax, parameters and operation of the primary and line commands that can be used in various FM/IMS panels. Within each command description, the panels and functions in which the command is available are listed. Where a command has differing functionality on different panels, an explanation of how the command operates in each context is provided.

Primary commands are entered on the Command line of a panel. Some primary commands have equivalent function keys and, where applicable, the default settings for these keys are listed. However, because keylists can be customized through ISPF, your function key settings may differ from those described in this document.

Where the syntax allows you to specify more than one operand, you can use either a blank or a comma as a separator between each operand.

For example, both of the following commands are correct: