ISREDIT MACROS Picture Strings

A picture string in a FIND, CHANGE, or EXCLUDE command allows you to search for a particular kind of character without regard for the specific character involved. You can use special characters within the picture string to represent the kind of character to be found, as follows:

String MeaningP’=’    Any characterP’ ¬’    Any character that is not a blankP’ .’    Any character that cannot be displayedP’ #’    Any numeric character, 0-9P’ -‘    Any non-numeric characterP’ @’    Any alphabetic character, uppercase or lowercaseP’ c’    Any lowercase alphabetic characterP ‘>’    Any uppercase alphabetic character

P’ $’    Any special character, neither alphabetic nor numeric.