EFind command syntax


Use the ISPF command you have set up with the following syntax:

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>--/reference_member --RESULT--DIR--DRILL--ASIS--SKIP--PROCLIB-><

Is your search string. The search strings supported are those supported by the FCH function. So you can specify the string value in the form: X'hhhh' or C'ccccc' or P'pppp' , and so on.
You can also specify more than one string using Boolean operators. Examples:
string1 | string2 | string3
string1 & string2 & string3

prefix, suffix and word – keywords defining how the search string will be matched are also supported.

This refers to a ddname that has been allocated to your TSO/ISPF session. You can specify one or more ddnames.
For example, EFind ISPEXEC SYSPROC SYSEXEC will search SYSPROC and SYSEXEC DDs for the string "ISPEXEC".
This will search the current PARMLIB data sets for the string.
This will search the data sets specified in:
reference_dataset_name(reference_member) for the specified string.
Search restricted to the data sets and members or path names that matched the string on the previous search.
Search restricted to directory names only, so only PDS and HFS directories will be searched.
When searching HFS directories process nested directories.
If the input data set is ISPF packed, it will be unpacked before any processing.
If the input data is ISPF packed, no processing will occur.
Search the current system proclib data sets for the string.
Restriction: This parameter is available for JES2 SDSF users only.
Note: Enclose your search string in quotation marks if your string value conflicts with a keyword value.