Can I color certain messages in Remote Console?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Yes, you can color messages by system and/or message ids. You can use the K COLOR command for messages based upon which system the messages originated, or the MSGCOLOR command for specific messages. The SYSTEM colors are controlled by each user, while the MSGCOLOR command can be set at the product level and/or at the user level. The RCSINIT MSGCOLOR command controls whether individual users may use the MSGCOLOR command or not. Colors of messages may also be set by products like Unicenter CA-OPS/MVS.

For example:
'OPSLIB.RCS.CMDLIB(USER1) has the following defined to color specific messages and system id messages:

k color,44=blue,04=greenAll OPS* messages will be Pink. All IST* messages will be Yellow. If the message originated from system XE44, they will be shown in Blue. If the message originated from system XE04 they will be displayed on your Remote Console as Green.
Another example of being even more specific: MSGCOLOR MSGID=IEA989* COLOR=RED HI=REVThe above command will color all IEA989* messages in Red and Hilite in Reverse.

NOTE: * is used as a wildcard. The wildcard may be different for your site see the value of the WILDMULT RCSINIT parameter.