SET OPTIONS Statement

The SET OPTIONS statement establishes processing options for the current system generation compiler session. The processing options determine:
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The SET OPTIONS statement establishes processing options for the current system generation compiler session. The processing options determine:
  • Disposition of ADD statements issued for existing entities
  • Format of and information included in displayed or punched entity definitions
  • Format of compiler input and output
  • End-of-file indicator
  • Quotation mark
Processing options remain in effect until explicitly changed by a SET OPTIONS statement. You can override the processing options that affect displayed and punched definitions in the individual entity statements. You cannot override any other compiler processing options on an individual basis.
Processing Options You Can Change
The following table lists the installation defaults for processing options that can be changed by the system generation compiler SET OPTIONS statement.
Option
Batch Default
Online Default
DEFAULT IS
OFF
OFF
DISPLAY WITH
ALL
ALL
DISPLAY AS
COMMENTS
COMMENTS
ECHO/NO ECHO
ECHO
ECHO
EOF IS
/*
/*
HEADER/NO HEADER
HEADER
NO HEADER
INPUT COLUMNS ARE
1 THRU 72
1 THRU 79
LIST/NO LIST
LIST
LIST
OUTPUT LINE SIZE IS
132
80
PROMPT/NO PROMPT
NO PROMPT
Line mode device:
PROMPT
3270: NO PROMPT
PUNCH TO
SYSPCH
SYSPCH
SEMICOLON ALTERNATE END OF SENTENCE
Default established through DDDL compiler
Default established through DDDL compiler
QUOTE IS
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