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How to skip a value in panel

 
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janani vs

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:48 am    Post subject: How to skip a value in panel
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I have designed a panel, and inputs to the panel are five fields, one among them is option,

if the user enters option as 1 , the user should give information only for 2 fields,

if the user enters option as 2, the user should give information for all the 4 fields,

but actually panels expect value for all the fields defined in it,
and its not proceeding after that, it displays the error message as

"Enter the required field
Can anyone suggest how to skip those checks.

Thanks,
Janani
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expat

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:37 am    Post subject:
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Looks to me as though you have your validation set up incorrectly in the panel, although as you didn't bother to post the panel definition I'll take a gamble on that being a psychic day vision.

Read, reread, and read again the ISPF manuals which are easily accessed from the sticky at the top of the CLIST / REXX forum and concentrate on the panel definitions, like VER for example.

I usually do my validations in the REXX code that displays the panel, but that's just a matter of personal choice.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:17 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to skip a value in panel
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Also, study the IF statement.
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