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Gaurav Chauhan

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:28 pm    Post subject: Sending keys(<TAB>,<ENTER>,<HOME>) to ISPF
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Using REXX I want to position cursor on command line in an ISPF panel by sending <HOME> key to the panel. ALso to further navigate on the ISPF panel I want to send <TAB> keys to the panel.
What would be the syntax in REXX for these ??

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Aaru

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 3:29 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Sending keys(<TAB>,<ENTER>,<HOME>
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Gaurav,

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ALso to further navigate on the ISPF panel I want to send <TAB> keys to the panel.


I did not completely understand your reqt and my suggestion might be wrong.

As far as i know, to navigate on the ISPF panels (to move from one field to other) you don't have to code anything as it automatically happens.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Sending keys(<TAB>,<ENTER>,<HOME>
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Please refer to the attachment.
This is the ISPF panel for displaying elements in ENDEVOR.
Now once I am here on this panel, using REXX code I want to send <TAB> keys to ISPF panel to select ENVIRONMENT, SYSTEM, SUBSYSTEM, TYPE etc as I desire.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Sending keys(<TAB>,<ENTER>,<HOME>
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You might not like it, but it just cannot be done,
field navigation in a panel is &man driven
as far as host programming is concerned
- review your understanding of 3270 architecture

You might try with some 3270 emulator macro capability
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:44 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Sending keys(<TAB>,<ENTER>,<HOME>
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It still not clear what you want:
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... I want to send <TAB> keys to ISPF panel to select {fields} as I desire...

What do you mean by 'select'?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 14, 2008 1:58 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

If you want the cursor to move from field to field simply program your code to re-position the cursor to the next field each time the panel is re-displayed.

Possibly i do not understand the problem. . .
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