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0 Replies and 330 Views Add HR11 (Assignment tab) Location field to ESS    330  0 Started by  agersh Has anyone added the HR11 (Assignment tab) Location field to ESS so that an employee can select (or change) their assignment location using ESS If possible I would also need to have the Drill Select window available for the Location field in ESS.  
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06/13/2017 3:47 PM
1 Replies and 4054 Views Forcing ERROR from User Exit    4054  1 Started by  ArthurThum I have an error condition that I would like the beginning USER EXIT to pass back to PA52. I am Setting CRT-ERROR-NBR = 106, CRT-ERROR-CAT ='PA52B', CRT-ERR-VAR1, CRT-ERR-VAR2 When I animate the program, as soon as the user exit exits and returns to PA52, the error variables are reset and the error is not passed along. What do I need to code to force ANY error to appear
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by  ArthurThumJump to last post
06/19/2014 11:23 PM
11 Replies and 9919 Views ESS - direct URL link to feature    9919  11 Started by  Shane Jones I&160;am trying to send associates a link that will open a lawson Self Service tool (Payroll Modeling) however, if I combine the links I do not get the entire page of ESS ....&160;&160; (the CSS gets by passed)&160; &160; THIS&160;WORKS&160;WITH&160;MISSING&160;PAGE&160;CONTENT: http://lawdev/lawson/xhrnet/paymentmodeling.htm THIS IS WHAT I WANT: First open: 'http://lawdev/lawson/portal/' Then direct here: '/lawson/xhrnet/paymentmodling.htm' Is this possible in Lawson - ES...
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by  Moe AframJump to last post
05/29/2013 12:52 PM
1 Replies and 979 Views Customizing PR195  979  1 Started by  PD The PR195 report (csv) has almost everything that I need except PayType. I am sure the delivered program can be modified to bring in the needed field, the question is where do I start
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
02/08/2018 3:25 PM
0 Replies and 86 Views Customizing PR195  86  0 Started by  PD The PR195 report (csv) has almost everything that I need except PayType. I am sure the delivered program can be modified to bring in the needed field, the question is where do I start
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02/08/2018 12:04 PM
7 Replies and 730 Views Custom Lawson tables using Addins  730  7 Started by  JudeBac I have a new custom table ZACCT with fields COMPANY, ACCTUNIT, ACCOUNT, SUBACCOUNT, all derived from GLMASTER. My plan is for our AP users to use excel addins to add records. Can I copy a similar program and replaced the field names or should I start from scratch using pgmdef Any pgmdef for dummies is much appreciated.   Thanks
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
02/06/2018 4:19 PM
6 Replies and 6158 Views How do I generate CSV output from batch program?  6158  6 Started by  Woozy We use an external scheduler to launch S3 batch jobs from the command line using wtsubmit or jqsubmit.  After the jobs finish, we want to retrieve the .csv file from the $LAWDIR/print directory, but these files don't appear to exist until a user opens Print Manager and clicks the 'Create CSV' button, which our automated scheduler can't do. Is there a way for us to trigger the creation of the CSV file from the command line, or some other way to make this happen The programs ...
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by  PDJump to last post
12/20/2017 9:59 AM
5 Replies and 2378 Views how to call UNIX script from tokendef  2378  5 Started by  Lilyb We're migrating from UNIX platform to Windows, and have tons of UNIX scripts.  I can run the shell scripts from LID prompt just like on UNIX after running initluu.  However, when I define the script in tokendef, it will not run.  Does anyone know how to make UNIX script to run with tokendef   Thanks.
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by  JaphethJump to last post
10/02/2017 12:19 PM
0 Replies and 216 Views LSO Scripting for newbie  216  0 Started by  sadams Hello all, I'm new to LSO scripting using Jscript.Net to add ability to Lawson forms.  I have written some beginning scripts to move fields and add labels etc.  I have some programming background, but don't know where to find more information/examples.  Any help would be appreciated. Thanks sadams
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09/28/2017 11:11 AM
1 Replies and 1377 Views Jobdef Job Not Found error  1377  1 Started by  maalimsimo We have just upgraded to Lawson 10 and while most of our custom jobs are running as expected, we are have a few challenges. We have a job defined in jobdef for a batch user 'pcnprd', but then a korn shell script to run the job is giving the error 'Job not found in JOB table for User.' I have deleted and recreated the job in jobdef multiple times, and even created a brand new job with a different name but I still get the very same error.   Any thoughts on this    
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by  maalimsimoJump to last post
09/26/2017 1:39 PM
3 Replies and 1940 Views Paint Screen - Job Title retrieval for job-code  1940  3 Started by  Leonard Courchaine Hi all,  Sorry if I'm missing something simple.   Trying to paint a custom screen that goes with a custom table.  Custom table is simply job-code, chg-min, chg-max.  I'm developing a Paint Screen form that has job-code, title (output only:  description from job-code table), chg-min, chg-max.  In the form I've developed,  I populate the job-code, chg-min and ch-max then click A (Add) and *then* the title appears.  I'd like the title to appear after the use...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
08/04/2017 9:41 AM
5 Replies and 5382 Views Org Chart  5382  5 Started by  Greg Moeller Hello, all: I've been tasked to investigate the possibility of a searchable org chart (the one that displays in ESS/MSS would be preferable) Anyone figured out a way to make this searchable by name&160; If you don't know who someone reports to and what the chain of command is above them, it's pretty difficult to find one of our 5000 employees. Thanks for any response! -Greg
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by  Cheri AzereixJump to last post
06/20/2017 11:54 AM
1 Replies and 1472 Views Portal changes location of literal  1472  1 Started by  Stuart Perkins How can I control the placement of text on portal on a batch program parameter screen  Literal text after the fields explaining their use is being moved too far left to be useful.
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by  Stuart PerkinsJump to last post
06/19/2017 1:01 PM
0 Replies and 240 Views Customizations  240  0 Started by  Carla Ferrari Hi, Has anyone come up with a customization request form that they would be kind enough to share I'm trying to centralize and formalize the way the user community requests customizations to forms, portal pages, process flow, etc. Thanks! Carla
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05/22/2017 3:13 PM
7 Replies and 6221 Views Distribution Group  6221  7 Started by  Chesca We created a multistep job that runs MA236 for different users. Reports are run and supposed to be distributed to users and are available to view in their print managers. The problem is that only one of the users is able to see the report. The other 17 users/buyers can't see the reports in their print manager queue in Portal.  I can go into Print Manager and see the reports in each user's queue, but they can't. Any suggestions
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by  mthedfordJump to last post
05/04/2017 1:52 PM
2 Replies and 1515 Views Add Custom Tables to Lawson Data Dictionary  1515  2 Started by  Lawson_Tech Any KBs please post to me 'Add Custom Tables to Lawson Data Dictionary'
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
04/10/2017 3:28 PM
0 Replies and 263 Views Question on Custom Table with Unique-ID field  263  0 Started by  LauraPat Hi - I've created a  custom table and the first column in the table is the UNIQUE_I_D column because there are going to be duplicates within the key fields.  I want to use importdb to load a file into this table that was created by an outside system.  Because the first field in the table is the UNIQUE_I_D - I made the first field in every record in the file I'm loading equal to 0 (zero).  I realized I had to allow for that field when loading or everything is shifted off by 1 ...
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04/06/2017 6:58 AM
1 Replies and 1474 Views Labels on Zebra printer  1474  1 Started by  LauraPat All - I've created a custom program to print labels on a Zebra printer.  I basically copied the way AP290 has the labels set up in the .prt file.  The new Zebra printer is hooked up on the network, defined in prtdef, etc.  When I try to send the output (from the print manager) to the printer (I select the printer from the dropdown in print manager) - I get the message that the print file was printed but nothing physically prints on the printer.  After working with others for ...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
03/30/2017 12:35 PM
0 Replies and 284 Views File Status Codes  284  0 Started by  jaherb I am receiving a file status code that I have no documentation and cannot find it in Google.   The file status is on a sort file and the status code is 9 230.   Anyone know what that means   Thanks   Jim
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03/02/2017 10:40 AM
9 Replies and 4416 Views User Exit Eamples--  4416  9 Started by  tambrosi   Hello,  I am very, very new to the Lawson software, and was asked to look at the user exit process.  I was wondering if somebody would be willing to share a simple user exit program.   I have been going thru the doc's and any posts or all information I can find.  But an example would go along way. I am not real sure of the naming convention that needs to be followed and if the user exit needs to be defined in the source lib or the obj lib.  I think the obj lib i...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
02/24/2017 12:47 PM
1 Replies and 1355 Views Print labels via custom batch program  1355  1 Started by  LauraPat Hi - I did this back at my old job (that had Lawson V8 - we're on V10 here where I am now).  I want to print SMALL labels using data from ITEMMAST.  The labels are only 2.5 ' x 1'.  The way I did this in the past was I set the labels up in the .prt file for the custom program, made sure they lined up and then ran the program to generate the .prt file and send that to the printer.  I remember the one issue was, in V8 anyways, you couldn't bypass the banner page so that wa...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
02/23/2017 9:00 AM
1 Replies and 1595 Views jobs in waiting recovery  1595  1 Started by  MarkDK we are creating an IPA to query jobs in a 'waiting recovery' status.  What I would like to do is resubmit the job in waiting recovery status using WebRun node.  We have an IPA using WebRun that submits a job.  Is there a way to resubmit a job using webrun using the job id of the job in a 'waiting recovery' status 
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by  JimYJump to last post
02/20/2017 9:55 AM
2 Replies and 1600 Views Meaning of File Status 9-230  1600  2 Started by  Survivor Does anyone know the meaning of file status 9-230  We have a custom COBOL which runs in Windows in v9.0.1 but throws that error on a sort file in the Cloud in v10.
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by  SurvivorJump to last post
02/17/2017 8:07 AM
1 Replies and 1452 Views Customized EMSS bookmarks - caching issues  1452  1 Started by  Judy Consoli We have created several customized EMSS bookmarks.  Since upgrading to Infor 10 and using IE without compability mode on, we are having issues with older versions of .htm .js being cached.  Any suggestions on how to clear cache for these custom bookmarks when changes are required
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by  CindyWJump to last post
02/09/2017 1:04 PM
1 Replies and 1561 Views Program compiled w/ trace  1561  1 Started by  Lynne I have a program that somehow has a trace turned on and I can't figure out how to turn it off.  I've re-compiled it numerous times with no special options, just a straight 'qcompile test ic ip527'.  It fills up the log with a trace of sections/paragraphs executed.  Does anyone know how to shut this off  Thanks!   Here's a sampling of the output: Step 1: IP527 Started. . . . . .: Tue Jan 24 15:07:43 2017 Token Command. . . . . .: D:\lsfdev\law\test\obj\IP527.gn...
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by  LynneJump to last post
01/24/2017 2:58 PM
2 Replies and 1770 Views Rel 10 4GL Error  1770  2 Started by  jaherb We are in the process of moving to the cloud from Rel 9.0.1 Unix.   We have a few custom programs that are not compiling and I am getting an error that I have never seen before. Not knowing what to look for, I have validated paths, slash direction and called Lawson routines and everything seems to be in place.  There are only a few of our custom programs that are not compiling and there is nothing unusual about these programs.  Has anyone run into before The error message I am ...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
01/18/2017 9:04 AM
2 Replies and 2555 Views Infor10 Mingle Login Screen Customization  2555  2 Started by  Michael Ewing Users have inquired about customizing the labels for the Login/Password input boxes on the Infor10 Mingle Login screen to be more helpful to the users about what values are to be used for logging into the Infor10 system(s). Other customizations (ie.  Listing the environment, displaying links to Tutorials, displaying notices, etc) may also be requested in the future. We are familiar with doing such customizations for the old 9.X version, but with the code...
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by  JimYJump to last post
12/15/2016 10:32 AM
7 Replies and 2478 Views Has anyone successfully parsed out job parameters from the GEN(LAW).JOBSTEP table?  2478  7 Started by  b.svr It seems like this is one jumbled text field that isn't very readable. Has anyone come up with a good way to parse this out for something more readable   Thank you,
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/09/2016 2:13 PM
6 Replies and 2073 Views Form/.scr help!!  2073  6 Started by  LauraPat I copied an existing program to create a new one (online program).  The existing program only had a single form in the .scr file.  I added 5 more forms (.2, .3, .4, etc) to the new .scr file and updated the PD to process the data in the forms.  The forms in LID work perfect.  I can do a form transfer to all 6 forms and enter/update data.  However, when I go into LSA - only the '.1' form is showing and when I go into Design Studio and Ming.le - only the '.1' is showing.&n...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
10/07/2016 7:43 AM
4 Replies and 2480 Views Print manager files  2480  4 Started by  LauraPat Hi - I know you can go into the print manager and force a .prt file to be dumped to a .csv/.pdf file using the tools within print manager.  Does anyone know if there is a way, via a Unix script, where I can take the .prt file and transform it into a .csv or .pdf file  I'm trying to write a process to backup all the files within specific print directories and save them to the network.  But I found out that the users typically go in and save the files into other formats, from with...
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by  SurvivorJump to last post
09/28/2016 1:42 PM
6 Replies and 2267 Views Fld Err: Decimal Field's Display Length 0  2267  6 Started by  Maynard F. I have a custom program with an error on the screen.  It points to line 94, but line 94 is just like the ones before and after it. ZBAHW.scr                           Menus On            Line:94         Col:1    3    OPT-OUT-CODE-8  ...
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by  pgallucci12Jump to last post
09/23/2016 5:39 PM
3 Replies and 1906 Views State Tax Form  1906  3 Started by  Deleted User Hello everyone!  I am completely new to Lawson/Infor and have been asked by my employer to create a state tax form. I am pretty well versed in HTML, JavaScript, jQuery. After opening the W4,html file and looking at the use of frames and the functions within, I am very lost. Does anyone have any design guide or any information on creation of new forms with a dictionary of functions Any experience modifying the W4 into a state form I could even entertain paid consulting work for this proj...
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by  Jeff ShumateJump to last post
09/23/2016 4:23 PM
1 Replies and 3001 Views Lawson APIs  3001  1 Started by  Kimm Does anyone have documentation of information they could send for Lawson API calls We are looking to gather vendor, invoice, gl details as well as load data to the APC tables but the documentation from Infor has not proved helpful.  TIA!
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by  Joe CareyJump to last post
09/17/2016 10:38 AM
4 Replies and 1992 Views CSV File  1992  4 Started by  Srini Rao Hello - Is it possible to add the CSV file to user exit.   I have user exit and I like to add the csv file to User Exit. How do I do that.         
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by  jaherbJump to last post
09/06/2016 1:21 PM
3 Replies and 2142 Views Tab delimited  2142  3 Started by  Srini Rao Is it possible to create the TAB delimited output using the 4GL program
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
09/02/2016 9:00 AM
2 Replies and 1807 Views animating a lawson online screen  1807  2 Started by  Chesca I am trying to animate an online screen like HR11 and got an error: getsockname: Bad file number. This is happening with all the lawson screens and they system is extremely slow.  Any idea what getsockname: Bad file number means
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by  ChescaJump to last post
08/30/2016 3:08 PM
1 Replies and 1758 Views Second Report to Print Manager  1758  1 Started by  LauraPat I’ve created a custom program that has two reports coming out of it.  I have given the $PRINTFILE command in the .rpt for the second and I open/close the file in the PD and have the workfile defined.  Everything is working and if I go into the Unix print file directory from the command line, I see the second report there but it doesn’t show in the print manager itself.  What am I missing  I know in Unix (from a script), I can run the loadrpts command to get a fil...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
08/18/2016 11:20 AM
2 Replies and 1824 Views Lawson Rel 10  1824  2 Started by  jaherb Can anyone shed some light on the Rel 10 upgrade where we will be 'forced' to move to Visual COBOL   What are the differences as far as development practices  Any good references on-line   We are scheduled to upgrade in April at the present time and just trying to get ideas on what to expect on the development side...   Thank you   Jim
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by  jaherbJump to last post
08/18/2016 9:32 AM
0 Replies and 477 Views Chrome loading pages on custom ESS  477  0 Started by  MC We have a customization within pactions.htm that in V9 was not a problem.  The customization was 3 DME with functions that called each other.  In V10 portal, if we run this in chrome only the functions seem to run in one thread and the rest of the program in one of more other threads.  As a result the loading of internal tables that are needed for the rest of the program are not available when needed.  The only thing that we have found that fixes this...
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08/15/2016 10:02 AM
6 Replies and 1779 Views IE11 Form Messages  1779  6 Started by  jaherb We have some users who have upgraded their browsers to IE11.   Seems once we upgrade a browser, we loose visibility of form messages at the bottom; for example; Job Added, Change Complete, etc... We have made sure the forms are set no larger than 100 but that does not seem to matter.  Anyone else experiencing this or have you managed to correct this issue in some way     Thanks.. Jim  
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
08/03/2016 12:58 PM
5 Replies and 2045 Views waiting recovery  2045  5 Started by  Chesca Does anyone know if there is a Lawson process to check or monitor the recovery queue Or would I have to create a job script to monitor and notify whenever there is job in waiting recovery
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
07/27/2016 7:33 AM
0 Replies and 402 Views waiting recovery  402  0 Started by  Chesca Does anyone know if there is a Lawson process to check or monitor the recovery queue Or would I have to create a job script to monitor and notify whenever there is job in waiting recovery
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07/26/2016 11:06 AM
3 Replies and 2084 Views Microfocus  2084  3 Started by  LauraPat Not sure anybody has ever used Oracle ProCobol or not but....  Been working with Lawson for about 21 years now and at both of my previous employers we purchased our MF licenses via Lawson.  I also used Oracle ProCobol which requires a MF license as well.  never had a problem compiling/executing Oracle ProCobol programs - never had a license issue and Lawson worked fine as well. At my new employer, we are on Version 10 (previous employer was Version 8) and I can't get the Oracle p...
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by  LauraPatJump to last post
06/30/2016 7:44 AM
0 Replies and 603 Views How Find Programs That Use Specific Screen Rule?  603  0 Started by  Kathy Eckert We are going from 1 company code to multiple company codes. Some of our custom Screen Rules (.sr files) Hard Code the company, so we need to know which programs use these hard-coded screen rules. Via grep (we're a UNIX shop), I've identified all 14 Form Rules that hard-code ('1111') Company.  However, when I tried to grep which programs used the Form IDs ('H1-EMP-S-0001' is one of the Form Rules, for example), I got no results.  Of the 14 Form Rules, 3 are Rules, 8 are S...
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06/24/2016 11:06 AM
2 Replies and 1771 Views Using current date in if statement  1771  2 Started by  Jessica M I am hoping someone can help me with a COBOL statement.  I haven't touched cobol in quite a while and my co-worker that usually works with our custom cobol is out of the office for a bit. I have a custom program that was excluding any employee with a term date in a file.  They now want to change it to include anyone termed that day.  The current statement is: IF (EMP-TERM-DATE > '00000000')             GO TO 1040-NEXT-EMP...
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by  Jessica MJump to last post
06/22/2016 2:38 PM
6 Replies and 2298 Views calculate the last day of any month  2298  6 Started by  Chesca Is there an API I could use to calculate the last day of any month  
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by  kimJump to last post
06/16/2016 12:20 PM
1 Replies and 1848 Views Compile Error  1848  1 Started by  Judy Longo I created AR15M from AR150, reentered all of the workfiles in workdef and get following error   PrcWRKFILE(): AR15M Not Found In WsGrp
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by  jaherbJump to last post
06/13/2016 3:15 PM
6 Replies and 2987 Views 0 instead of blanks in CSV file  2987  6 Started by  pgallucci12 When a 4GL program creates a CSV file, and numeric fields defined in that CSV contain ZERO values, BLANKS are substituted. Is there a way to force a ZERO instead Is there a setting in a configuration file that can do that Example: CSV file contains 2 fields, NAME and COUNT. The value in NAME = 'J.Jones' The value in COUNT = 0 Currently the CSV record for the above looks like... 'J.Jones', I need it to look like... 'J.Jones',0
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by  David@SOMJump to last post
06/03/2016 1:12 PM
6 Replies and 5398 Views Web service calls *FROM* Lawson  5398  6 Started by  MBond How would one call a web service on another machine FROM lawson&160; The call would need to be made in the background without opening a new window.&160;&160; The web service can accept either a POST or GET request.&160; For this request, the response is not processed but future request probably would need to process the response.&160;I think the xmlhttp request is the answer but have no documentation on it's use. I've seen a lot of posts on calling into Lawson web services from external a...
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
05/25/2016 9:29 PM
3 Replies and 1964 Views New custom program  1964  3 Started by  Greg Moeller I have developed a custom program that just calls a shell script.... When I try to add the job with the custom form in it, I get an error that says 'The value {1} is invalid for the parameter _TKN' Any clues what is happening here
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
05/25/2016 9:04 PM
0 Replies and 605 Views Portal Page for Workunits  605  0 Started by  LauraBryant I have a design studio portal page that displays all the AP workunits.  I would like to filter the results to only include the accounting units that the users requester code has access to.  I get the requester code and I get the account units from the RQAcctU table.  How can I filter the results from the WFWORKUNIT table to only select the rows that have an accounting unit allowed.
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05/18/2016 1:56 PM
2 Replies and 1978 Views tsBeginDBTransaction error is Operation illegal while in transaction (20).  1978  2 Started by  Lilyb I'm developing a custom program (update job) to invoke a copy of AP30.3, and keep getting the following error: File SYSTEST/TXTAXTABLE. tsBeginDBTransaction error is Operation illegal while in transaction (20). Does anyone know what this means and how to fix it Thank you
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by  LilybJump to last post
05/12/2016 6:52 PM
3 Replies and 1998 Views Best practice of copying a program  1998  3 Started by  Vijay S Dear All, I have to copy a standard program having around 10 workfiles. We all know that Lawson doesn't change the name of workfile and WS-Field ID in work file definition while copying , It changes the same in PD (like wherever I am using WH130, it will change it to ZZ130 in PD/WS, The workfile name starting from WH130 doesn't change). It seems like I have to manually go into PD and change the name of all the Workfiles and other field. I had done it earlier also where there were like couple of...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
05/12/2016 9:53 AM
1 Replies and 3043 Views Best (certified) Lawson Development Partner for S3 and/or M3  3043  1 Started by  AvaTax Calc for Lawson/Infor I am seeking a third-party shop who is certified by Lawson/Infor to develop 'Connectors' with S3 and/or M3. Avalara is an Infor Partner, supporting eight (8) different Infor ERP platforms. I hope to find the A1 certified development partner for S3 and/or M3. Thank you for your help!
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by  shahzadJump to last post
05/03/2016 3:01 AM
2 Replies and 1972 Views Comment Attachment Processing compile error  1972  2 Started by  John Desmarais I'm trying to do something that should be very simple - determine the existence of Comments on Invoice Messages, just like MA66 does when it needs to determine what text to put in the Message Button on the screen.  Simple, no I looked through the API manual to see if there was any voodoo involved - looked pretty easy. copied the code right out of MA66PD and dropped it into my program.              INITIALIZE   &...
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by  John DesmaraisJump to last post
04/07/2016 10:49 AM
14 Replies and 2901 Views Extract File Issues  2901  14 Started by  jaherb I am not sure why I am not seeing the issue with a simple extract program... but I am at a loss at this point.    We have an extract file being produced as a 250 byte fixed length file.   There are 3 record types... a typical Header, Detail and Trailer record.  Each record must be delimited by  CR/LF characters. The logic writes the records to an intermediate sequential file and then at the end of the job it is reformatted by a cnvexp -f  filename  250  ...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
04/01/2016 11:52 AM
0 Replies and 616 Views Lawson Portal automated access and session handling  616  0 Started by  andrewwalk Hello, Is there a way to automatically send to Lawson a bunch of requests to a specified form via a Java http client  Actually I am able to do this, but it is very slow as I have to programmatically logon and logoff for each request.  I need to be able to log in once, and then send all the requests I need to.   Any time I send a request after the session has timed out, then I want to be able to detect this and re login, then send my requests.  Is there an API for this in e...
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03/29/2016 2:18 PM
3 Replies and 2781 Views Oracle SQL reformat date  2781  3 Started by  Chesca I am writing an SQL statement to select dates from a table and creates a file.  I want to convert date to string mm/dd/yyyy.  Any help would be greatly appreciated. select startdate from table;  this date is displayed as 31-MAY-15 so I want it displayed as 05-31-2015
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03/01/2016 3:23 PM
4 Replies and 2298 Views Input date validation  2298  4 Started by  Chesca We have a custom batch program that validates input date from a csv file. The date is never formatted properly and sometimes could be mddyy, mmddyy, or mmdyy. We want the date to be reformatted as mmddyyyy.  If the input date is 8 digits and mmddyyyy. then continue processing. Otherwise, check if the date length and fix it. Is there a Lawson API I can use to reformat the input date to be mmddyyyy 
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by  ChescaJump to last post
02/10/2016 7:39 AM
6 Replies and 3246 Views Cannot replace my own custom form  3246  6 Started by  mikeP Working on my first update form in PGMDEF and have run into a number of issues.  Currently, I can’t seem to get rid of the previous version of my form. Ideally it will have multiple PRDISTRIB records and allow just the account field to be updated.  At this point, it’s just and “online inquiry” that shows a few fields from the file. The problem is that I created a new version but Lawson won’t display it. Here’s the sequence: Create form in PGMDEF....
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/05/2016 2:07 PM
2 Replies and 13937 Views SQL question on APINVOICE, APDISTRIB, APPAYMENT  13937  2 Started by  Karl Kemp I am trying to write a query that will return APINVOICE, APDISTRIB, APVENMAST, and APPAYMENT information. Basically the user wants the Paid invoice detail information including vendor name and check number & date. I created the following query but it doesn't seem to completely work the way I would like it to do. It pulls the same invoice & distrib twice for each combination. In other words, if there is a single invoice with 2 distribution records, instead of the query returning 2 r...
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by  ChescaJump to last post
01/28/2016 2:52 PM
0 Replies and 739 Views lawson 10 ESS theme 10.3 override  739  0 Started by  KellyB Hi, is there a way to add 'themes' I found the  xhrnet/xml/config - emss_config_xml where it says themes but I am not sure where this is getting the theme files I can manually change the css link in the header.htm file to refer to a custom style sheet but wanted to know if there is a better way using themes I am running lawson 10 on webshere not via sharepoint.
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01/27/2016 2:49 PM
6 Replies and 2579 Views Windows script to do rnddbdump to file  2579  6 Started by  tambrosi Hi all,  I am looking for some help on scripting in Lawson,  I am new to the software, looking to run a script to dump a table to csv file. I can run the  rngdbdump –c gen queuedjob >  jqstat.csv   from the server and it will run clean and dump the data to the csv file.  When I apply the same code in a script, nothing gets dumped to the csv file,  the file is created but no records in the file.  I also tried the jqstatus same issue.     ...
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01/19/2016 4:36 PM
12 Replies and 3189 Views Missing data in modified CSV error report after promotion  3189  12 Started by  Woozy Hi Gurus - I'm stumped, and I need some ideas. We have a custom batch program that includes an error report.  I recently modified the program and the error report to add additional columns.  With the new columns, the report is too wide for the printed report but works fine in the CSV export in DEV. However, after promoting the changes to PROD, the report compiles and runs without errors in PROD, but some of the new columns are blank in the CSV including the error message column (from...
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01/07/2016 5:46 PM
4 Replies and 2575 Views RECDEF  2575  4 Started by  Chesca Can I create a paintscreen program to access recdef 
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by  Kwane McNealJump to last post
11/30/2015 1:06 PM
3 Replies and 2728 Views Scheduling job automatically with dynamic date range  2728  3 Started by  Vijay S Is there a way to schedule a job automatically in 'recdef' and passing job parameters automaticcaly like To & From date range. They have to be from the past 7 days . Like for today's run , From-date=today, to-date=today-7 days.......      Thanks,   Vijay
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11/25/2015 2:35 AM
2 Replies and 2007 Views Database reads INTO a unique working storage area  2007  2 Started by  Todd Mitchell Curious if anyone has done a database read (find) where the read places the data into a separate or unique working storage section.  Example READ VENMAST INTO VENMAST-PAY-VENDOR.       
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11/19/2015 3:53 PM
5 Replies and 2383 Views Add columns to report csv beyond the print report width limit  2383  5 Started by  Woozy Hi Everyone, I have a 4GL custom program that includes a work file with lots of fields.  I want to create a secondary report for the job based on the work file (so it shows in Print Manager), but there are more columns than will fit on the print report. I really would prefer to include only a couple of rows on the print report, but have all the columns show on the csv version of the report. I've tried adding additional fields to the report group $FIELDS section without including them in t...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
11/17/2015 4:21 PM
6 Replies and 2529 Views Best Way to add spaces in Header of a CSV file via batch Program  2529  6 Started by  Vijay S Dear All,   What is the best way to add spaces in a Header for a CSV file which is generated via a Lawson 4GL batch program while using 800-WRITECSV-. I also need to add a field 'Debit/Credit Separator' in the file with spaces and '/'. what is the best and simple way to achieve this. CSV files doesn't take spaces and '/' when defining it in workdef.        Thanks  Vijay
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11/17/2015 5:07 AM
3 Replies and 3406 Views How to look up field name from field number.  3406  3 Started by  Janice I'm looking for the table (if one exists) that I can use to look up the field name by the field number of the Personnel Action.  I know table DBHRPAD (PADICT) contains the field number and item name which is the description of the field, but it doesn't have the actual name of the field.  For example, if I look up field number 2 in DBHRPAD, the item name is 'Name - Last'.  But I need the actual name of the field 'DEMPLSTNM', not the description of the field. Is there a tab...
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by  Kat VJump to last post
10/09/2015 3:52 PM
4 Replies and 2699 Views work file def  2699  4 Started by  Chesca Hello, we are in the process of upgrading from Lawson MSP 9.1 to MSP 9.11. We have some custom code that I need to put back in vendor's programs. I am having a problem when copying the code, it doesn't rename the work files so it keeps the vendor's work file name. So I have a program that has like 6 works file that I need to copy and it can be so tedious. Is there an easy way to copy the work file definitions 
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by  jaherbJump to last post
10/09/2015 10:36 AM
1 Replies and 2210 Views work file def  2210  1 Started by  Chesca Hello, we are in the process of upgrading from Lawson MSP 9.1 to MSP 9.11. What would be the easiest way to copy a program with all the wfd and libraries I did a program copy and it did not copy any of the wfd or libraries so I am getting a compiling error.
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10/09/2015 10:33 AM
1 Replies and 2340 Views Use negative values returned from DME call ?  2340  1 Started by  mikeP   I’m working with ESS page leavebalances.htm and trying to do some math on numeric values returned from a DME call:     function getTaemptrans() {     var obj = new DMEObject(authUser.prodline, 'taemptrans');     obj.out = 'JAVASCRIPT';     obj.index = 'ttrset1';     obj.field = 'company;employee;plan;ta-hours';     obj.key = authUser.company'='Employee;  &n...
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by  mikePJump to last post
10/02/2015 2:11 PM
5 Replies and 2446 Views 4GL Report missing Company Name  2446  5 Started by  Demichener I have a custom 4GL program that has been migrated over into a new version 10 environment.  When performing a parallel comparison, the new 10 version is not listing the Company Name in the job submission parameters section.  I've tried running a new rptgen; but that hasn't helped. Any suggestions would be appreciated......
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by  DemichenerJump to last post
09/29/2015 9:04 AM
0 Replies and 943 Views Redirect WWW Usl to Mingle  943  0 Started by  xxxxxttysfh I am trying to redirect my.XXXX.com URL to Mignle and I am getting Error , Please let me know if we ca do this
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09/25/2015 5:00 PM
3 Replies and 2524 Views programming error  2524  3 Started by  Chesca I copied a program that works fine in our production environment However when animating the program, I get an error due to trying to access an item beyond bounds  of memory. How do I identify an illegal character in the in /Lawdir/obj/program.int   I am not sure what that means. Any input/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  
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by  ChescaJump to last post
09/21/2015 3:03 PM
10 Replies and 4095 Views ESS new custom form  4095  10 Started by  Chesca My users want a mod to ESS. They want to add a link on the ESS page so that employees can click on it and take them to a fill-able enrollment form. I have no clue as to where to start or what to look for  in order to accomplish this. Would I need design studio for this customization  Has anyone successfully build a custom form in ESS and/or MSS  
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09/21/2015 2:41 PM
3 Replies and 2468 Views How to determine if string is numeric?  2468  3 Started by  Woozy Hi All, It seems like I've done this before, but I can't remember how to do it.  I have a string field that may or may not be numeric.  How do I determine if it is numeric so I can redefine it and output the numeric value  When I try just redefining the string as numeric in the WS, it returns the numeric as empty and throws the 'Illegal character in numeric field' error when I try to reference it. Thanks!  Kelly    
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by  Vijay SJump to last post
09/15/2015 6:09 AM
4 Replies and 2997 Views Table for recurring job (Recdef)  2997  4 Started by  Vijay S Any guess, which GEN table store's recurring job definition
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09/11/2015 7:41 AM
3 Replies and 2209 Views 4GL Versus HTML/JAVA  2209  3 Started by  Eric Haugen Standard Lawson 4GL/COBOL Portal transactions programs can be Add-Ins driven. This is a very powerful tool to be used for mass data update. If someone develops an HTML/JAVA Portal transaction, is there any tool that can be used to mimic Add-Ins for that transaction Such that it could be used for mass updating I would think that fully conversational program interaction would be an issue, but beyond that Are there any other considerations when there is a choice of using Lawson 4GL/COBOL or HTML...
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09/10/2015 9:19 AM
8 Replies and 4227 Views Extract program version numbers  4227  8 Started by  Demichener We are a Windows environment and are in the process of upgrading our systems from 9.0.1 to version 10.  While migrating some of our custom programs into the 10env; we discovered that some of the version numbers in our 9.0.1 system are higher than the version numbers in the delivered 10.0 programs.  We would like to obtain a list of the current programs and their assigned version numbers for a comparison between the systems.  Have others seen this  How did you ...
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by  KrisJump to last post
09/08/2015 12:13 PM
1 Replies and 2254 Views Multiple Report COBOL  2254  1 Started by  Survivor We created a COBOL program with multiple reports.  We can see the reports in the print directory but only the first report is in print manager.  How do you get the other report(s) in print manager
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08/28/2015 5:43 PM
0 Replies and 792 Views Custom application not displaying text fields on next\previous  792  0 Started by  haddixst Hi all,  I have created a custom application with a custom database table using CASE (for the first time) to quick paint the form.  Pretty simple table and form... it has company, employee, a location code, a sequence number, and start and stop dates.  I have set it up similar to HR11, so when you search for or enter an employee number, company, or location there is a text field with key number defined that will show the employee name, company name, and location description.  ...
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08/19/2015 2:45 PM
7 Replies and 3983 Views Windows DOS script  3983  7 Started by  This_Guy I need to replicate my KSH scripts from our Unix machine to our new Windows and cant seem to get it to work. I had to gut most of the syntax but I still cant get this 'basic' importdb script to work > Tokendef, etc... any help or expertise It doesnt like mypath cariable, or some of the if-then-else sytax.. Its attached in zip format...
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by  R Wayne WalkerJump to last post
07/30/2015 10:51 AM
1 Replies and 2292 Views Pop-up Text Message in AP20.1  2292  1 Started by  maalimsimo We have custom javascript code in the AP20.1, AP20.2 and AP20.6 forms that alerts the user to ensure that the HOLD_CODE and REMIT_CODE are keyed in for certain AP Companies. This part works well, but somehow the code introduced yet another pop-up window that is not desired and it is unnecessarily increasing key-strokes for the users. It simply says has the text 'EXP', and the 'OK' button. It is not an error message and does not stop the process, but pops up whenever the ADD or CHANGE function is...
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07/28/2015 4:26 PM
5 Replies and 2563 Views Changing a custom index to Key Change=Yes?  2563  5 Started by  Woozy Hi All, We are on LSF 9.0.1.11.  Sometime in the past, we created a custom index on HRHISTORY (HRHSET99) that has 'Key Change = No'.  We recently identified an error with a delivered program that was attempting update HRHISTORY and found that the error was because it is trying to change a field that is included in our custom index. Since the index is only used by one program, and is only used for query (not update), can I just change the index to 'Key Change = Yes' and then recompile...
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07/28/2015 9:40 AM
1 Replies and 2165 Views ESS/MSS Changes  2165  1 Started by  bd I'm working on making some changes in MSS specifically for personnel actions. I've got things narrowed down to the pactions.htm file and after some digging through the forums realized I can pull the fld_nbr from padict for specific action types.     As I see it now, I will need to modify the function  PaintFieldsforAction in the pactions.htm file for each action they want to load new default values for.   For example, if the action is term, default the new value of...
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07/08/2015 9:04 AM
1 Replies and 2334 Views How to Left Align Output Fields  2334  1 Started by  Woozy Hi Everyone, Is there a way to force 4GL output fields to be left-aligned, regardless of data type  I know this can be done for input fields, but I'm specifically wondering about output fields. Here's what my code looks like now: *------------------------------------------------------------------------------ $SCREEN    ZY912    S &91;ZY91&93;                   Jrs Leave Plan Details          ...
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by  jaherbJump to last post
06/25/2015 1:54 PM
4 Replies and 2520 Views Batch animator  2520  4 Started by  Chesca I am animating a custom program and got an error, which I have never seem before. I got a clean compiled and program ran ok with no errors. Anybody has an idea why I am getting the error    200     Run-Time System internal logic error - (in xenumctl.c:517257, line 703)
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06/24/2015 2:19 PM
11 Replies and 4158 Views HR11 AGS call  4158  11 Started by  JimK Hi, We have a framework written in .NET (C) that we've used in the past for adding and updating Lawson billing info.  The framework has allowed us to execute Transaction (AGS) and Data (DME) calls, and has worked very well. We now look to take a new hire feed from our Talent Management system, and automatically create HR11 records within Lawson. The HR11 AGS call is posing difficulties, though.  It appears that after we make the HR11 call, to form is expecting us to add tax deducti...
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by  Tim CochraneJump to last post
06/09/2015 6:15 PM
0 Replies and 894 Views SharePoint integration 9.0.x  894  0 Started by  skhenry I am trying to determine the feasibility for building an self-service portal on Lawson v 9.0.x atop SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint Online. I am not familiar with what web services are available, but need to know whether data can be written by Web Service or directly to DB in Lawson. Our high-level solution design is to allow end-users to modify certain fields via the user profile within SharePoint and those edits would be written back to Lawson.  So, has anyone done this and is it possible ...
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05/05/2015 5:43 PM
3 Replies and 2795 Views Report archiving/emailing  2795  3 Started by  tambrosi Hello,  I am looking for ideas on how people handled the report archiving from batch run jobs.   We are Windows and SQL. Lawson Version 10.  I have searched thru the forums and looked at some of the ideas and some will work for us. I set up a custom COBOL program that can copy a prt file off to a archived location using the 'Call System Command' process.   Would anybody know if there is any doc on using the 'Call System Commands' , I looked around but could not find anythin...
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by  mikePJump to last post
04/17/2015 1:04 PM
2 Replies and 2698 Views compiling error after copying a program  2698  2 Started by  Chesca I have to customize AP270 so I copied the program to  new program LC270. I get compiled error because the work file definition.  I am  not sure how to change or copy the work file definition to be LC270 instead of AP270.  compiling error: Warning: Error - PrcWRKFILE(): LC2701SORT Not Found In WsGrp Warning:         Work File LC2701SORT May Not Be Defined In workdef
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by  ChescaJump to last post
03/11/2015 10:59 AM
3 Replies and 2966 Views ESS - Org Chart - Hide an employee from ESS Org Chart based on their Process Level and Department  2966  3 Started by  agersh Is it possible to hide (not display) an employee from the ESS Org Chart based on their Process Level and Department
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/02/2015 2:53 PM
0 Replies and 1060 Views This page cannot be displayed in a frame sharepoint 2013  1060  0 Started by  Ann I'm not sure how to display the webpage without having to click on the link.
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01/26/2015 2:45 PM
4 Replies and 3644 Views Advice on COBOL training  3644  4 Started by  JudeBac I am looking to learn COBOL (again). Not sure if this is Micro Focus COBOL. I can't seem to find one in InforExtreme training courses.   Thank you
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by  Scott PerrierJump to last post
01/20/2015 9:59 AM
3 Replies and 16229 Views Using wildcard in DME query  16229  3 Started by  Deleted User Does anyone know how to use wildcard in DME's query For example, I'd like to search in vendor table for all records where vendor's name starts with 'SM' In Structured-Query-Language, I can enter the followed statement in a query using the percent sign () as wildcard to get the result that I wanted. 'Select vendorname From vendor Where vendorname = 'SM'' The statement above would returned all vendors where vendor's name starts with 'SM' Thanks,
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
01/13/2015 9:45 AM
7 Replies and 3085 Views PF Eclipse designer will not initiate  3085  7 Started by  MC I had no issues, then suddenly the designer will create the log in screen, I log in and the application does not give an error, and it does not initiate.   I can use the old designer still, but the size of some of my PFs really need to be able to use the eclipse version.   Has anyone had this  Do you know where on the PC there may be a log file   Thanks  
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01/07/2015 6:43 AM
7 Replies and 3583 Views Can I leverage relations in COBOL query?  3583  7 Started by  Woozy Is table relationship data available after performing a COBOL find   For example, if I do an 840-FIND-EMPSET1, is there a way to retrieve data from a related table (i.e PAEMPLOYEE) without having to do an 840-FIND-PAESET1  Something like EMP-PAEMPLOYEE-PEM-LOCAT-CODE I don't think this is possible, but I'd be very happy to be wrong. Thanks! Kelly
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12/12/2014 10:39 AM
11 Replies and 3137 Views DME call and Javascript  3137  11 Started by  mikeP I’ve trying to create a mobile inbasket display exec html file using the example provided by Lawson.  The example displays requisitions, I want to display purchase orders.   We’re on environment 9.0.12.   The example has a function that makes a DME call to retrieve a requisition header, a second function that retrieves requisition lines, and a third that constructs html code using data retrieved in the first two functions, and writes it using mainFrame1.document.wr...
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11/18/2014 5:12 PM
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