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Description of PIPXEDIT

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PIPXEDIT PACKAGE

Use Pipeline stages to manipulate lines in XEDIT session

ABSTRACT

PIPXEDIT is a simple tool comprising two XEDIT macros, PIPPUT and PIPREP, designed to access and manipulate lines in an XEDIT session with Pipeline stages.

PIPPUT UNIQUE FEATURES

  • PIPPUT does not change the contents of the file.
  • You specify a Pipeline to handle XEDIT lines, PIPPUT connects you to XEDIT.

PIPREP UNIQUE FEATURES

  • PIPREP modifies the contents of the file (if your pipeline does).
  • You specify a Pipeline to modify XEDIT lines, PIPREP connects you to XEDIT.
  • Failure proof: If your pipeline returns a non-zero return code, file contents are not updated.

COMMON FEATURES

  • Allows you to combine the power of XEDIT and Pipelines interactively.
  • Works from the XEDIT command line.
  • Multistream Pipelines supported.
  • Standard Pipeline options like ENDCHAR and SEPARATOR supported.
  • Full standard XEDIT target to limit lines input to Pipelines supported.

REQUIREMENTS

CMS Pipelines.

AUTHOR

Finn Skovgaard: E-mail. Home page.