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Description of MSEARCH

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From Les Paton (InterNet les_paton@uk.ibm.com) <=== Comments, questions, observations.

Latest news at 14:01:54 on 11 Mar 1998.

Fixed a problem in $SEEMSG$ XEDIT macro.

Package Description.

















Package name MSEARCH
Title Multiple target, XEDIT based search.
Version 1.33
Updated 95/05/17
Author Les Paton
Node GNKVM
Userid LPATON
Alternative author Les Paton
Node uk.ibm.com
Userid les_paton
Software requirements Rexx, XEDIT
Operating System VM/ESA, VM/SP
Software language used Rexx
Source code provided,
Y(es) or N(o)
Y
Summary provided
in file
HELPCMS
Documentation provided
in file
HELPCMS
Abstract Use XEDIT LOCATE syntax to search many files. Present a list of the files containing the target and then XEDIT each file in turn. GLOBAL CHANGE function included.

Package Content within the VMARC file.

      MSEARCH  LICENSE  * License instructions for the VM DownLoad Library.
      MSEARCH  EXEC     * XEDIT-based search.
      MSEARCH  HELPCMS  * Multiple target lines can be specified.
      MSEARCH  SCREENS  * SLOWER than LOOKALL/XSEARCH but better
      MSEARCH  MESSAGES * targeting facilities.
      ITEM     DIVIDERS * List of item dividers
      $MSEARCH XEDIT    *
      $GBLCHGE XEDIT    *
      $SFL$    XEDIT    * Part of SFL PACKAGE.
*                          MUST be dated 23 November 1993 or later.
*
* Dependencies....
*
*     SEE      PACKAGE    From VMTOOLS
*     WINDSLCT PACKAGE    From VMTOOLS.
*
* Nice to have....
*
*     OMNIFIND MODULE     From VMTOOLS
*
* New releases....
*
* 1.10 24 Nov 1993
*  Broken out from LOOKALL PACKAGE.
*  Handle LINEND character properly.
*  Fixed some return codes.
*  Added NOTFOUND option to MSEARCH.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  MESSAGES
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*     $MSEARCH XEDIT
*     $GBLCHGE XEDIT
*     $SFL$    XEDIT
*
* 1.11 25 Nov 1993
*  Screen 11 added.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  SCREENS
*
* 1.12 29 Nov 1993
*  Fixed a problem with NOTFOUND.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     $MSEARCH XEDIT
*
* 1.13 30 Nov 1993
*  Added DISKS option and fixed a problem searching FORUM files.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  MESSAGES
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*     Plus SEE PACKAGE updated.
*
* 1.14 02 Dec 1993
*  Expanded the DISKS option.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*
* 1.15 10 Dec 1993
*  Minor fixes.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*
* 1.16 14 Dec 1993
*  Minor change to screen 4.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  SCREENS
*
* 1.17 05 Jan 1994
*  Added DATE keyword for FORUM/CFORUM files.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*
* 1.18 05 Jan 1994
*  Fix DATE calculation. Clear stack after XEDIT.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*
* 1.19 20 Jan 1994
*  Fix parsing of data returned by OMNIFIND.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*
* 1.20 08 Apr 1994
*  Handle COMPUSRV files. Handle user entering a null target string.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*
* 1.21 08 Apr 1994
*  On results selection screen hold position at selected file.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*
* 1.22 04 May 1994
*  Added FROM & FOR option commands. Requires updated $SEEMSG$ XEDIT.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*     $MSEARCH XEDIT
*
* 1.23 15 Jun 1994
*  Expanded DATE capability.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*     $MSEARCH XEDIT
*
* 1.24 20 Jun 1994
*  DATE discrimination can be on any type of file.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*     $MSEARCH XEDIT
*
* 1.25 20 Jun 1994
*  Fixed a message.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  MESSAGES
*
* 1.26 21 Jun 1994
*  Fixed a message. Fixed a problem with DATE discrimination.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     $MSEARCH XEDIT
*
* 1.27 01 Jul 1994
*  Added the XLIST option.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*     MSEARCH  MESSAGES
*     MSEARCH  SCREENS
*
* 1.28 11 Jul 1994
*  Tidied up handling of FORA filetypes. Added FTYPE option.
*  Moved some messages into MESSAGE file where they properly belong.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*     MSEARCH  MESSAGES
*     $MSEARCH XEDIT
*
* 1.29 20 Jul 1994
*  Fixed a minor problem in dynamic filemode allocation.
*  Expanded the XEDIT option capability.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*     MSEARCH  HELPCMS
*     $MSEARCH XEDIT
*
* 1.30 25 Aug 1994
*  PF3/12 or END from screen 4 terminates program.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*
* 1.31 29 Aug 1994
*  Corrected a potential bug in a window selection.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC
*
* 1.32 10 Sep 1994
*  Various minor bugs in MSEARCH EXEC.
*     MSEARCH  EXEC

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