# jCL IT

Updated: 10/19/2020, 10:24:56 AM
Created: 10/19/2020, 10:24:56 AM
Last Updated By: Daniel Klein
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# Description

The command reads a tape record into the primary input buffer. It takes the general form:

IT{C}{A}
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where:

  • C performs an EBCDIC to ASCII  conversion before the data is put into the buffer.
  • A masks 8-bit ASCII  characters to 7 bits (resets the most significant bit to a 0).

# Note

The IT command will read a tape record into the primary input buffer. The new data will be placed at the beginning of the buffer and will replace all existing buffer data.

# Example

|  Command  | PIB Before |  PIB After |
|  -------  | ---------- |  --------- |
| IT        | ABC        | tape data  |
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