Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

Vertical Transfer of cursor position on the screen

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CICS
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
balarules

New User


Joined: 18 Aug 2006
Posts: 10
Location: india

PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 11:50 am    Post subject: Vertical Transfer of cursor position on the screen
Reply with quote

I have a screen on which i have 4 fields horizontally position in a single line and this is repeated for all the lines on the screen.MY interest is in transfering the position of the cursor vertically downwards on pressing tab.Cursor should go to the next vertical column only when it has finished the vertical positioning on previous column.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

dbzTHEdinosauer

Global Moderator


Joined: 20 Oct 2006
Posts: 6966
Location: porcelain throne

PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:13 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

you are asking for a multi-function from one key. besides, you are not on a pc (even though you terminal may be a pc - with emulator).

bms sends a map to the terminal, until you depress enter, the mainframe does not communicate with the map (your terminal).

unless you have made the fields on your second and subsequent rows protected, a tab will move to the next field horizontally, at the end of a row, then the next tab will move the cursor to the first unprotected field of the next row/ screen line.


Quote:

Cursor should go to the next vertical column only when it has finished the vertical positioning on previous column.


previous column ? where.

suggest you read about bms and vtam communications. the mainframe does not interact with each keystroke on a screen (as with a pc windows - apple or MS).
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CICS All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts IMS DC screen Access sivasaras IMS DB/DC 3 Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:38 pm
No new posts Updating Cursor row withour using FOR... chandan.inst DB2 15 Tue Nov 08, 2016 11:17 am
No new posts Increase the screen size after split mistah kurtz TSO/ISPF 2 Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:39 pm
No new posts Automation of data entry using Rexx i... zingy.rajeev CLIST & REXX 4 Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:13 pm
This topic is locked: you cannot edit posts or make replies. Automation of data entry using Rexx i... zingy.rajeev CICS 0 Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:11 pm


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us