FOCUS is a non-procedural reporting language that uses simple English-like phrases to generate ad hoc reports. CIRS is currently running FOCUS 7.6 on IBM mainframe (S/390). The vendor for FOCUS is Information Builders.
An introduction to FOCUS commands is provided in the workbook for Basic CIRS Reporting. However, you should have access to FOCUS documentation for a complete description of all available commands and reporting options. We recommend you download the following FOCUS manual from our password protected site.
Focus for Mainframe - Creating Reports 7.6 (.pdf, 5.11mb)
This information is also available at the Information Builders website. Please note we are currently using FOCUS 7.6
Last Updated: March 17, 2021