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Status Delivered
Workspace QMF for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 2, 2023

Prevent underscores in column names from causing line breaks in headings

We have column names that consists of underscores as part of the name. After submitting a query using QMF, the reported output generates column headings that treat those underscores as line breaks.  Provide an option to preserve the names on one line.

Heading example from SPUFI:
JESMSGLG  0004    2022-08-03-

Heading example from QMF:
JESMSGLG  0004    2022-08-03-

Needed By Not sure -- Just thought it was cool
  • Guest
    Apr 22, 2024

    @Victor - please note that this has been implemented in QMF for TSO/CICS Version 13 via APAR PH60499.