Tape Print (option 4.5)

Use Tape Print (option 4.5) to print tape records in character or hexadecimal format. You can specify the record format, the record length, the number of files that you want to print, and the maximum number of records to print per file.

You can control the format of the printed output using the DUMP entry field of Set Print Processing Options panel (see Set Print Processing Options panel (option 0.1)).

When you select Tape Print, the Tape Print panel is displayed.
Figure 1. Tape Print panel
 Process   Options   Help
 Z Data Tools                      Tape Print

 Tapes:  No tapes allocated

    DDNAME to use . ________     enter new name, or select one from above

 Print Options:
    Print format  . CHAR_        CHAR or HEX
    Record format . U__          F,FB, V,VB,VS,VBS, D,DB,DS,DBS, or U
    Record length . _______      if deblocking desired, fixed format only
    Records . . . . ALL_____     limit number of records to be printed
    Files . . . . . 1____        number of tape files, EOV, or EOD

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

Printing starts with the block following the current position and with the first block of each subsequent file. A leading tape mark is printed, if it exists. If you do not specify the number of blocks or files to be printed, one file is printed (up to the next tape mark).

For further information, refer to the online help or TP (Tape Print).