Primary Option Menu panel

The Primary Option Menu panel is the starting point for all Z Data Tools operations.

Panel and field definitions

Figure 1. Z Data Tools Primary Option Menu panel
 1   Process   Options   Help
 ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 Z Data Tools                 Primary Option Menu
  2                                                         3 
 0  Settings      Set processing options                 User ID . : DTORNEY    
 1  View          View data                              System ID : FMD2       
 2  Edit          Edit data                              Appl ID . : HFM
 3  Utilities     Perform utility functions              Version . : V1R1M0
 4  Tapes         Tape specific functions                Terminal. : 3278       
 5  Disk/VSAM     Disk track and VSAM CI functions       Screen. . : 1          
 6  OAM           Work with OAM objects                  Date. . . : 2018/12/26 
 7  Templates     Template and copybook utilities        Time. . . : 12:06      
 8  HFS           Access Hierarchical File System                               
 9  WebSphere MQ  List, view and edit MQ data                                   
 10 CICS          ZDT/CICS                                                       
 11 Remote        Remote System Definition                                      
 X  Exit          Terminate Z Data Tools                                        




 Command ===> _________________________________________________________________
 4  F1=Help      F2=Split     F3=Exit      F4=CRetriev  F7=Backward  F8=Forward
  F9=Swap     F10=Actions  F12=Cancel

or

Panel and field definitions

Figure 2. Z Data Tools Primary Option Menu when invoked via the HFMR line command from an ISPF 3.4 data set list
   Process   Options   Help
 ──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 Z Data Tools                 Primary Option Menu

 0  Settings      Set processing options                 User ID . : DTORNEY
 1  View          View data                              System ID : FMD2
 2  Edit          Edit data                              Appl ID . : HFM
 3  Utilities     Perform utility functions              Version . : V1R1M0
 X  Exit          Terminate Z Data Tools                 Terminal. : 3278
                                                         Screen. . : 1
                                                         Date. . . : 2019/01/28
                                                         Time. . . : 12:32



 Command ===> _________________________________________________________________
 4  F1=Help      F2=Split     F3=Exit      F4=CRetriev  F7=Backward  F8=Forward
  F9=Swap     F10=Actions  F12=Cancel
 1  Action Bar
The Action Bar contains a number of pull-down menus. These menus are available throughout Z Data Tools.
Process
The Process pull-down menu lists the processes available on your current panel. These options may change, depending upon which panel is being viewed.
  Process   Options   Help
┌─────────────────────────┐ ──────────────────────
│ _  1. Exit Z Data Tools │   Primary Option Menu
└─────────────────────────┘
 0  Settings      Set processing options
⋮
Options
The Options pull-down menu lists the choices available from the Set Processing Options panel, as well as providing access to the ISPF Settings panel.
  Process   Options   Help
 ──────── ┌─────────────────────────────────────┐ ─────────────────────────────
 Z Dat To │    1. Print settings                │
          │    2. System settings               │
 0  Setti │    3. Tape processing options       │        User ID . : HFMUSER
 1  View  │    4. Job card specifications       │        System ID : FMD2
 2  Edit  │    5. Compiler language selection   │        Appl ID . : HFM
 3  Utili │    6. COBOL compiler specifications │        Version . : 7.1.0
 4  Tapes │    7. PL/I compiler specifications  │        Terminal. : 3278
 5  Disk/ │    8. Edit/Browse options           │        Screen. . : 1
 6  OAM   │    9. VSAM Edit sharing options     │        Date. . . : 2006/08/03
 7  Templ │   10. ISPF settings                 │        Time. . . : 11:18
 8  HFS   └─────────────────────────────────────┘
 9  WebSphere MQ  List, view and edit MQ data
 10 CICS          ZDT/CICS
 11 Remote        Remote System Definition   
 X  Exit          Terminate Z Data Tools




 Command ===>
  F1=Help      F2=Split     F3=Exit      F4=CRetriev  F7=Backward  F8=Forward
  F9=Swap     F10=Actions  F12=Cancel

See Compare Utility: Options panel for details about options 1 to 8. See the ISPF User's Guide Volume 1 for details about the ISPF Settings panel.

Help
The Help pull-down menu lists the various ways in which you can enter the Tutorial Help system, as well as providing access to more Z Data Tools information.
 Process   Options   Help
────────────────── ┌───────────────────────────────────┐
Z Data Tools       │ _  1. Help for help...            │
                   │    2. Extended help...            │
0  Settings      S │    3. Keys help...                │
1  View          B │    4. Help index...               │
2  Edit          E │    5. Tutorial...                 │
3  Utilities     P │    6. About...                    │
4  Tapes         T │    7. News about Z Data Tools...  │
5  Disk/VSAM     D │                                   │
6  OAM           W └───────────────────────────────────┘
⋮
1. Help for help
Displays the Help panel for the Tutorial Help system.
2. Extended help
Displays the Tutorial Help panel associated with the current Z Data Tools panel (equivalent to pressing F1 from the Z Data Tools panel). When on the Primary Options menu, this is the Tutorial Help Table of Contents panel.
3. Keys help
Displays a panel that provides help for the Function Keys that are active on the current Z Data Tools panel.
4. Help index
Displays the Help Index.
5. Tutorial
Displays the Tutorial Help Table of Contents panel.
6. About
Displays the Z Data Tools version and release information in a pop-up window.
7. News about Z Data Tools
Displays a panels providing general information about the current Z Data Tools version/release.
 2  Primary Options
Lists the Primary Options available within Z Data Tools. Selecting an option displays an Entry panel or a Menu panel for the associated function.
 3  Status Area
Displays your session information.
 4  Function Keys
Lists the Function Keys that are active within the current panel.

Parent panels

ISPF Primary Options Menu - see “Chapter 1. Primary Options Menu” in the ISPF User's Guide Volume I.

Equivalent functions

  • None.

Related tasks and examples

Starting and exiting Z Data Tools