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=== Verb ===
 
=== Verb ===
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This is not a complete list.
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If you know part of a command name, but forget the whole thing, key first few letters then * asterisk wild card to get list of all commands with that prefix.
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* ADD to an object's contents
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* CHG Change
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* CLR Clear the contents of an object
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* CRT Create an object
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* DLT Delete an object
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* DSP Display
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* END
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* HLD Hold
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* RLS Release from Hold
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* STR Start
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* WRK Work with
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** Most WRK includes access to many other commands vs. same kind of objecrt, such as ADD CHG DEL
  
 
=== Object ===
 
=== Object ===
  
 
=== Modifier ===
 
=== Modifier ===

Revision as of 13:37, 10 June 2005

Commands available in OS/400 both come with the 400 and can be added by programmers.

Command Structure

IBM supplies over 1,500 commands native to OS/400 that are composed of 3 letter abbreviations (usually 3 letters) of a compound combination of Verb-Object-Modifier as shown by examples below.

Verb

This is not a complete list.

If you know part of a command name, but forget the whole thing, key first few letters then * asterisk wild card to get list of all commands with that prefix.

  • ADD to an object's contents
  • CHG Change
  • CLR Clear the contents of an object
  • CRT Create an object
  • DLT Delete an object
  • DSP Display
  • END
  • HLD Hold
  • RLS Release from Hold
  • STR Start
  • WRK Work with
    • Most WRK includes access to many other commands vs. same kind of objecrt, such as ADD CHG DEL

Object

Modifier