Compuware File AID Essentials

Compuware File AID Essentials


Programmers needing to use the Compuware FileAid tool.


Delegates should have previous experience of VSAM and TSO/ISPF, which can be acquired by attending:


1 Day. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

This workshop will teach Programmers to use ISPF-like commands in File-Aid to modify different file structures.

Upon successful completion, delegates will be able to use File-Aid to:

  • Edit and Browse VSAM files.
  • Manipulate longer records which cannot be edited in ISPF.
  • Improve productivity during file maintenance using other available utilities.

Course Content

File-Aid SPF
Major Functions.
PF Key settings and changes.
File-Aid Command Lists.
Moving from screen to screen.
Processing Option Parameters.
Selection Parameters for Browse, Edit and Copy Utility.
VSAM, Catalog, Interactive and Batch Utilities.

Major Functions.
Browse and Edit improvements.
Record Layout Options and Reformat Utilities.
XE Primary and Line Commands.

File-Aid Batch
Overview and techniques.
Control Statement details.
Dealing with VSAM files and different field formats.

On-Site Courses

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