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malathy_tv

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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2008 3:29 pm    Post subject: Creating panels dynamically
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Can any one please let me know how do we create panels dynamically?
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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2008 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Creating panels dynamically
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What do you mean by "dynamically"? Can you give an example?
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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2008 4:29 pm    Post subject:
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Since ISPF panels are basically members of PDS, and since you can create PDS members dynamically - the answer is yes.

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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2008 8:55 pm    Post subject:
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If you mean "create a panel on-the-fly before displaying it in my program",
Then, as Ofer says, the answer is yes.
However, panel contents is dynamic, that's why you have variables inside.
So you can have a single panel which contents will be completely different each time you display it.

If you mean "create a panel just by drawing it, the panel code will be dynamically generated",
Then, well, panels are pretty much like screen drawings, so there is not much use for such a tool.

Please rephrase your question, so we can answer to the point.
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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2008 10:20 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

say i want to diplay a panels as below and this may vary as many employees are there. hence i cannot design a static screen like at max only 20 employees so i need to design screen dynamically which will repeat so many employess are there
Panel:
name empid
axx 10001
bxx 10002
cxx 10003

i dont want a static code like this:
#nam1 #emp1
#nam2 #emp2
#nam2 #emp3

i need this code to vary with the number of employees.
this is my question. please help on the same
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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2008 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Creating panels dynamically
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In the panel, use the )MODEL to define a scrollable area.
Use an ISPF table to save the data (one row in the table = one row on the screen).
Use TBDISPL instead of DISPLAY.

For more information, search the forum (and/or the internet) for TBDISPL or )MODEL.
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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2008 4:07 pm    Post subject:
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can you please tell me how is )MODEL and ISPF tables connected.
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PostPosted: Mon May 12, 2008 9:49 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Creating panels dynamically
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As Marso said, use TBDISPL service instead of DISPLAY. It will provide a scrollable panel. And the panel should have )MODEL section.

Your panel would look something like this:

Code:

)BODY  EXPAND(//)
// Some Heading //
Command ==>_ZCMD                            +
 
  Employee Name      Employee id
)MODEL
 _EMPNAME           _EMPID               + 



Where the variables in the model section are the same variables as are used in the ISPF table.
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2008 3:57 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you so much
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