A Data set list, created using ISPF option 3.4 or the DSLIST command, has its own settings. The EDIT/VIEW entry panel setting is particularly helpful. This post shows how to access DSLIST settings, suppress the EDIT/VIEW entry panel, and how to access the panel options when needed.
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ISPF Search For (options 3.14 and 3.15) is a function of the program SUPERC which is also a compare utility (options 3.12 and 3.13). These utilities can be invoked directly from a data set list (DSLIST or 3.4) using line and primary commands.
The ISPF Edit/View line command COL or COLS adds a column indicator below the line where it is issued. These column displays scroll with the data lines. The COLS primary command adds a column indicator at the top of the display which does not scroll. You can use Edit/View settings to automatically add the COLS primary command to every file you edit or view. Here's how:
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