At r18.5, batch jobs for IDMSLOOK and OLQ, if they have characters in columns 73-80 fail with syntax errors. IDMSLOOK - Invalid Parameter Entered; OLQ 092002 08 Invalid parameter card found in the EMPLOYEE QFILE definition. What is causing these errors?
For IDMSLOOK, this problem occurs when utility in batch mode reads data in columns 73 to 80. PTF RO86433 Title: LOOK IN BATCH READS COLUMN 73 corrects this error. Or to circumvent the error, remove any data in columns 73-80 and rerun the IDMSLOOK batch utility.
For batch OLQ, the delimiter - semicolon ";" should be used at the end of an input line which denotes - ignore everything after this on this line.
IDMSLOOK has no delimiter – OLQBATCH does.
RO86433 Title: LOOK IN BATCH READS COLUMN 73.
CA OLQ Online Query for CA IDMS User Guide, Chapter 15: Introducing the OLQ SELECT statement, Entering commands, Command delimiters