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10/06/2011 08:32 AM
    Does everyone that customizes Lawson programs use the LID editor? I am wondering if there is a better editor out there. The little box that can't be maximized makes it very difficult. I am new to Lawson and have just begun customizing with LID. Thanks for any suggestions.
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    10/06/2011 08:41 AM
    You can use any editors outside of LID. You can even use the simple NOTEPAD but the real problem is a lot of this editors have no syntax checking. I use the AS400 to create my cobol source because of it's syntax checking capabilities. I don't know if there are robust editors that you can download for free.
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    10/06/2011 08:46 AM
    Lynne,

    Try changing the font size - that helps a lot.

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    10/07/2011 10:27 AM
    Welcome to the world of Lawson!

    I use LID as little as I possibly can, and I never use it for editing code.

    I typically use PSPad Freeware Editor (http://www.pspad.com/en/) which has COBOL syntax highlighting and other nice features.

    We use WinSQL as our SFTP client, and it can be configured to edit documents with external editors.  I set up my WinSQL so when I double-click to edit a file on the server, it opens in PSPad for editing and it saves back to the server location.

    FYI - I use PuTTY for almost everything else at the command-line.  Really anything except tasks that spawn a new window (like pgmdef, jobsched, etc).

    Good luck in your Lawson adventures...

    Kelly
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