We use this command to view the contents of a data file. It's really just a wraparound of RUNQRY, but it is very convenient.
Usage: q filename
CL member QC: /* this lets you type Q filename and get a query w/selection up */ PGM PARM(&FILENAME) DCL &FILENAME *CHAR 10 RUNQRY QRY(*NONE) QRYFILE((&FILENAME)) RCDSLT(*YES) MONMSG MSGID(QRY1012) EXEC(SNDPGMMSG MSGID(CPF9898) + MSGF(QCPFMSG) MSGDTA('File ' *CAT + &FILENAME *TCAT ' doesn''t exist') + TOPGMQ(*PRV (*)) MSGTYPE(*ESCAPE)) ENDPGM
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