TAA Tools

The Display Command  Help command displays  the help text for  a system
or  user command  including  commands the  user is  not  authorized to.
The  command is  useful for  such functions  as attempting  to simulate
the system command line function.  The QCAPCMD API is used.

The typical command would be:

            DSPCMDHLP   CMD(xxx)

The command help would be displayed.

The command is  not prompted for and  is not run.   Only the help  text
is displayed.

Security considerations

The command processing  program adopts the authority of  QSECOFR.  This
allows any user to display the help text of any command.

There  is no capability to run  a command from the  display of the help
text.  Pressing  Enter causes a  return to the  invoking function  such
as a command line.

DSPCMDHLP escape messages you can monitor for

      TAA9891    The command object cannot be found.

Escape messages from based on functions will be re-sent.

Command parameters                                    *CMD

   CMD           The  qualified name  of  the command  to display  help
                 text  for.  The  library value  defaults to *LIBL.   A
                 specific library or *CURLIB may also be used.


The command may only be entered interactively.


The following TAA Tools must be on your system:

     RTVCMDA         Retrieve command attributes
     SNDESCINF       Send escape information
     SNDESCMSG       Send escape message


None, the tool is ready to use.

Objects used by the tool

   Object        Type    Attribute      Src member    Src file
   ------        ----    ---------      ----------    ----------

   DSPCMDHLP     *CMD                   TAACMEY       QATTCMD
   TAACMEYC      *PGM       CLP         TAACMEYC      QATTCL

Added to TAA Productivity tools September 1, 2004

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