To retrieve an element from an production to an external (user) data set, you use the Retrieve Elements action.
Follow the below steps to retrieve an element from an production.
Start the product using the instructions provided by your site administrator.
The Primary Options panel appears.
Enter 2 (Foreground) and press Enter.
The Foreground Options menu appears.
Enter 3 (Retrieve) and press Enter.
The Retrieve Elements panel appears.
Note: For more information about a field or option on the panel, press PF1.
Choose one of the following steps.
To retrieve an element, enter the information for the action, enter R in the Option field, and press Enter.
To retrieve an element from an Element Selection List (applies when you set the DISPLAY LIST option to Y), enter the information for the action, leave the Option field blank, and press Enter.
To retrieve a prior version of an element, enter the information for the action, enter S in the Option field, and press Enter.
(Optional) If the Element Selection List or Summary of Levels panel appears, enter an option to the left of each member you want to retrieve and press Enter. The ISPF Locate command is supported on Element Selection lists.
The element is retrieved to an external (user) data set.
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