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2 Replies and 1579 Views Method to collect email and cell number is ESS  1579  2 Started by  Joe O'Toole We need to collect email address and cell phone numbers from employees and I don't see any way to do this natively in ESS on&160;V 8.03 apps.&160;I see email is in the Employee table but it looks like a user field will be needed for cell phone. Has anyone deployed a collection method such as this and if so by what method (DS form, custom program, etc.) Also, anyone know if these fields available in V 9.X of HR / ESS Thanks.
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by  Joe O'TooleJump to last post
12/22/2009 3:58 PM
3 Replies and 1706 Views Benefits Enrollment increase screen size  1706  3 Started by  JudeBac Hi all, How do you increase the screen size of the Benefit Enrollment See attached BenefitsEnroll.JPG. I&160;cannot seem to find the style or frame in the ui.css. Its too much to modify each BN enrollment screen. &160; Thanks, Jude
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
12/12/2009 10:48 AM
7 Replies and 2450 Views default on AdvanceSearch  2450  7 Started by  brihyn I couldn't find this specific question in any of the forums: Where would I find and change the default advanced search option, from the current 'Find' to 'Filter' I've gone through all of the .htm and .js files in portal\drill\, and was able to rotate where they were on the screen, but the Find stays as the default. Can someone guide me to what I'm overlooking Thanks, Brian
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
12/09/2009 7:47 PM
4 Replies and 1619 Views Changing field names  1619  4 Started by  m1live I would really like to change several of the AP Userfields. e.g. ISR-USR-FLD-01 to FLDNBR1 Does anyone know how to make this change. The application is AP20 - usr field tab. &160; Thanks!
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
12/09/2009 6:10 PM
3 Replies and 1739 Views Login user name variable in ESS MSS codes  1739  3 Started by  JudeBac Hi all, In the ESS MSS htm and java scripts codes ( xbnnet and xhrnet ), what is the GLOBAL variable that stores the User Name (Login). Example: Employee number is referenced as authUser.employee Thank you, Jude
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
12/04/2009 1:19 PM
0 Replies and 1793 Views Directing DATA/ERP servlet output through .XSL  1793  0 Started by  ErikSmith has anyone used a servlet/router/data/erp call and directed the output through an .XSL (XML Style sheet) the IOS programmers guide does not refer to a parameter to support this, at LSF 9.
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12/02/2009 3:38 PM
0 Replies and 1200 Views Flagging and Employee Expense as one to be Audited  1200  0 Started by  Dave We are LSF9. I&160;have a request to flag expenses entered into EE20 randomly (say increments of 5 or 10) to be identified as an expense to be audited.&160; The expense would be identified on the EE275 report at the end of the day or week.&160; Has anyone had a similar request or possibly know of a method to do this&160; Thanks.
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11/09/2009 3:00 PM
1 Replies and 1776 Views ESS BN Instruction table  1776  1 Started by  Anthony I'm trying to modify the content of the instruction table in the availplans.htm file for two specific plan groups.&160; I can't seem to get the proper to display for only two specific plan groups.&160; If anyone could point me in the right direction to customize the text in the instruction table I&160;would appreciate it. ty
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
10/27/2009 12:43 PM
1 Replies and 2440 Views splash screen with Frames...  2440  1 Started by  Shane Jones Okay...&160;&160; I know that this is probably more than Lawson intends BUT.... I am hoping I could create a splash screen for ESS that would include FRAMES to pull in different delivered information - all on one screen&160; (I did not want to customize a page I just wanted to have a splas screen pull delivered bookmarks into one page.) I was hoping to replace the htm links below with&160;different ESS pages but I get an error saying that I can not display the page outside of lawson...&16...
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by  Shane JonesJump to last post
10/22/2009 11:43 AM
0 Replies and 1601 Views close parent window from child window-Lawson browser screens  1601  0 Started by  Deleted User We run Lawson software and are upgrading to a new version (9). We are trying to resolve a browser problem with IE7. Here is the issue: Ops puts a file 'gllogin_status.txt' in the Lawson index directory if the database is down. The js in index.html checks the document.referrer and then, if successful, it needs to redirect to the asp page (new_url) to check for the existence of 'gllogin_status.txt'. The browser shows the index.html in one browser, and then later the js code does a window.o...
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10/08/2009 9:01 AM
4 Replies and 2385 Views How to Unlink and Relink in MF Cobol?  2385  4 Started by  Roger French &160;Hello, I need to unlink a specific library and relink a new library to a specific program in 9.0.0.6 LSF9 AIX environment. It's been literally years since I've needed to do this. Can anyone refresh me on how to unlink an existing library and relink a program to a new library I've created using libdef &160;I don't see any options within pgmdef or libdef on how to do this, nor do I see some type of link lib command in $COBDIR/bin (or is it rebuild) Thanks in advance, Roger
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
10/06/2009 10:14 AM
3 Replies and 2575 Views Project & budget & ....  2575  3 Started by  wintergreen I have a question that I don't know which category&160;it should go, so I enter here.&160; We have a board approved&160;project, for example, $100,000.&160; Under 100,000, there are 4 tasks, each task&160;has $25,000.&160; When project is on going, under each task, there are autorized sub-task1,2,..etc&160;,&160;let's&160;say, &160;sub-task1 for&160;$10,000.&160;&160;So,&160; the construction department currently maintain an excel spread sheet to log all the records.&160;Noth...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/03/2009 6:12 PM
1 Replies and 1954 Views Select drill-around - adding fields to the display  1954  1 Started by  John Costa I made a change to the select drill-around for the Location Code field on AP10.2 by modifying the AP.SR file.&160; I added the ADDR1 and ADDR2 fields to the select (AP-VLO-S-0014).&160; This was followed by an srgen for AP as well as an scrgen for AP.&160; When bringing up the form in LID and then doing a select on the Location Code, the drill-around form shows my new fields as expected.&160; However, if I do the same thing in Portal, the new fields do not display.&160; I tried an IOS Cache...
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by  Dave AmenJump to last post
10/01/2009 5:30 PM
2 Replies and 2735 Views logan and production prodline COBOL program  2735  2 Started by  kim <p><span style='font-size: 9pt; line-height: 115'>Hang on to your hats because this will be fun. Scenario: Individual Action work units (WFWORKUNIT) are created via ProcessFlow trigger on PA52.x, both Portal/LID and MSS. </span><span style='font-size: 9pt; line-height: 115'>Requirement: Now here is the fun part!  Again I am only talking about work units that are created from PA52.x. I have been tasked with building an online form that allows the u...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
09/30/2009 2:08 PM
2 Replies and 2154 Views ESS from home via Microsoft ISA server  2154  2 Started by  Mike Schlenk We've been presenting ESS from home with Microsoft's ISA server for a few years.&160; It was on 8.0.&160; It was no problem at all routing a public, secured site through to the ess application I built outside of the portal (it's just frames presenting the links) However, we've just upgraded to 9 and it's a problem.&160; The new ESS site I built is with iframes and works great in the network.&160; However, when trying to offer it up over the internet, the new Lawson security system throws ...
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by  Bryan BallardJump to last post
09/30/2009 1:25 PM
2 Replies and 2139 Views Form Function Codes in GEN or LDAP?  2139  2 Started by  Randall Hi all, I haven't found much information on this subject.&160; However, I've found a table in the GEN database called VALLSTUSE that lists function codes and their translated values for each program in a productline.&160; However, the table lists ALL&160;function codes, even those at the line level.&160; There doesn't appear to be a unique identifier for which function codes are for the form and which are for objects of the form. What I'm trying to accomplish... I've written a C pr...
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by  RandallJump to last post
09/24/2009 4:42 PM
0 Replies and 1709 Views Portal Page Designer bug  1709  0 Started by  Deleted User Hi Everyone, I think I've found a bug with the portal page designer and wanted to see if anyone has a workaround.&160; We're setting up an online screen that will be used for effort certification (modeled on the sample for CHOP that was published in the guru letter last year).&160; The page consists of two elements: 1) DME&160;query showing all uncertified effort records. 2) Formlet to the GM65.2 screen. The DME query is linked to the GM65.2 screen so that when a user clicks on a row in...
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09/16/2009 11:15 AM
13 Replies and 2127 Views Capturing program execution code  2127  13 Started by  John Costa Is there anyway for me to capture the SQL&160;code that is executed by a given batch job program, maybe using Net Express or some other COBOL tool&160; I have a nightly batch program that is taking progressively longer and longer (up to 9 hours) and I would like to see exactly what the job is doing at the database level (SQL-Server 2005). Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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by  John CostaJump to last post
08/22/2009 8:33 PM
2 Replies and 1544 Views modify ECL.JS  1544  2 Started by  This_Guy I am trying to simply hard-code some parameters on the Next review Report in MSS. It is using the ecl.js and I have made changes to the array selections - however still asking for drop down selection... I&160;am trying to get the Report Criteria to hard-code: &160;REPORT_CRITERIA_2,CR (which is 'Review' for a Manager) And DEFICIENCY_TYPE_0','CR' (which is 'Expired' for a Manager) Any ideas&160;Sounds easy - but I&160;must be screwing something up.Attaching a screen shot.
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by  This_GuyJump to last post
08/19/2009 6:42 PM
8 Replies and 3703 Views Adding a Drop Down Box - LSF9-iSeries-RPGLE  3703  8 Started by  pmeckes We are trying to add a customer drop down box in RQ10 to link the customer to the req. What are the steps I looked at BL120D for the field and BL.SR for the definition and select, but I'm not sure how to proceed. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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by  pmeckesJump to last post
08/12/2009 10:04 AM
1 Replies and 1943 Views Calling C Program from within Lawson COBOL  1943  1 Started by  skitobite Is there a way to call a 'C' Program from Lawson COBOL. The 'C' Executable and Source Code resides within a common directory on the Unix Box.&160;Any documentation would be appreciated.&160;
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by  JillJump to last post
07/23/2009 4:01 PM
6 Replies and 2144 Views Rights needed in LID for Development Tasks  2144  6 Started by  Woozy We are part-way into our implementation, and we will soon&160;be starting&160;our custom development in 4GL.&160; Some of the development will be done in-house, and some will be done by Lawson developers.&160; Our infrastructure and security folks are (understandably)&160;concerned about giving users&160;unix accounts and rights&160;- particularly offshore developers.&160; However, we know that we will have to use LID to do what needs to be done. The developers would be happy with...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
07/22/2009 10:17 AM
7 Replies and 1543 Views Best method of creating an opt-in collection point?  1543  7 Started by  Joe O'Toole We need to create a simple 'opt-in' screen that our self service users will click off to constent to some company defined terms and conditions. The data could either go to a Lawson or non Lawson data repository. I'm thinking putting it in a Lawson user field that I could tie directly to the employee would be the best. Does anyone have a recommendation on the best way to accomplish creating this screen - perhaps&160;a simple design studio form&160;I would also like to have the&160;ability&16...
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by  Joe O'TooleJump to last post
07/22/2009 8:33 AM
1 Replies and 1574 Views ISAM files in LSF 9 / MF Cobol v 5.0  1574  1 Started by  Ragu Raghavan On 8.03 env, when I created ISAM files, there used to be two files, the actual data file and another with an .idx extension.&160; I do not see the .idx files anymore on LSF9. Does anybody know how indexed files work now Is the index hidden in the file &160; Thanks. Ragu
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by  NormJump to last post
07/20/2009 11:23 AM
4 Replies and 2767 Views Difference between 8x and 9x coding standards  2767  4 Started by  srikanth Hello, I came across several instances where some custom code which works in 8x doesnt work in 9x applications. Here is one example of the same In 8x application custom code i can pair the API 850-FIND-NXT with 860-FIND-NXTRNG API. This code works in 8x. But when i move the same code to 9x application this code doenst work. So i have to code the correct pairing of the APIs. Recently i came across one more such case. Here are the details of the same. The following sample code wh...
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by  srikanthJump to last post
07/16/2009 5:31 AM
0 Replies and 1320 Views Page to list links fo files (created with variable concatenation)  1320  0 Started by  Shane Jones I want to save a pdf report for managers on the Lawson server that would have non-confidential information on it.&160;&160; The file could be named using thier&160;employee number as below: 26104.pdf (Ideally I want to concatenate a bunch of values into a variable so that the file name and the link to the file will include more than just their employee number.) ALL I need help with this the web page that will pull the users: Employee, SS, ID, Birthdate and include them in a link t...
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07/09/2009 11:46 PM
5 Replies and 1889 Views Modifying HTML in 9.0  1889  5 Started by  TRACY We have recently upgraded from 8.03 to 9.0.6.&160; Our hope was to roll out more of the EMSS functionality such as direct deposit, tax withholding etc.&160; What we are finding is a need to change HTML on most of these to suit our company situation.&160; Does anyone have a suggestion for how they track modifications to EMSS, how do you ever know with each PT, version change what you have to change etc.&160; The only HTML in 8.0.3 we changed were annual enrollment screens, and that was a onc...
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
07/03/2009 10:03 AM
3 Replies and 2300 Views Self Service difference: LSF9 env and Lawson 8.03  2300  3 Started by  JudeBac Hi all, We changed some files in ESS MSS while in Lawson 8.03. We are migrating the environment from 8.03 to LS9. We will still be in Application 8.03. The consultant also installed the LSF9 Self Service. Is there a difference between the two Can I just copy over the ones that have changes from 8.03 to LSF9 Self Service&160;folders that have&160;changes are in&160;portal, xbnnet and xhrnet of WEBDIR. Thank you all, CB
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
06/29/2009 8:49 AM
26 Replies and 9515 Views User exit on HR14  9515  26 Started by  Balaji we have written a begin user exit for HR14 to avoid the users from adding any new payrates for some pay codes, we want the users to use our custom forms to make any changes to pay rates. This works fine in LID, for some reason the user exit is never triggered from portal. we are on 803 env and 810 apps on a windows server. &160;Is it possible to animate a program from portal i have never done it before. Any info on this would be very helpful. Thanks
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by  BalajiJump to last post
06/26/2009 1:26 PM
3 Replies and 3218 Views Token not found in GEN/EXECUTABLE  3218  3 Started by  Deleted User I&160;have an online progam that runs fine in LID. But in portal I get the error 'Token not found in GEN/EXECUTABLE'. I did a rngdbump on the EXECUTABLE file and verified the token is there. Not sure what is going on. Help is appreciated. Thanks. Things I've already tried: Recompiled program and all programs being invoked. Ran scrgen and xscrgen on program and invoked programs Verified program type is set to 'Four G/L'.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/23/2009 1:20 PM
3 Replies and 1896 Views AGS and new field in table  1896  3 Started by  Roger French Hello, I've got a new field created in an existing Lawson table (BENEFICRY). I'll call it NEW-FIELD. The database dict has been rebuilt and the database reorged no problem. This is LSF9 with 8.1 apps including ESS using ORACLE. Trying to create an AGS call to push data to this new field. I'm using exisiting Lawson javascript to do it (actually, I'm using SHR002.htm.. the beneficiaries screen). I coded it something like this: ... ... 'BNF-NEW-FIELD1='&160; BenRec.new-field '&a...
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
06/18/2009 2:59 PM
0 Replies and 1695 Views Coding a IOS API call in 4GL  1695  0 Started by  Roger French I'd like to code a IOS&160;API call within 4GL COBOL. I&160;know the syntax of the IOS API, but I&160;just don't know the syntax to call it from within COBOL. Has anyone done this before, and if so would you mind sharing your idea here &160; Thanks for your help, Roger
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06/10/2009 9:54 AM
6 Replies and 1945 Views EMSS Header Question  1945  6 Started by  Wade-T We recently moved to the 9.0 Apps and updated our EMSS as well to 9.0.1. Now whenever we click on anything in EMSS we have to see the Lawson logo on the header bar.&160; Where can I go to get rid of the Lawson logo
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/09/2009 2:43 PM
4 Replies and 2242 Views Portal changing values from Lower to Upper case  2242  4 Started by  maalimsimo My issue is that I have a list of selection values in mixed case, for a form. LID selections bring the value as is but Portal changes them all to Upper Case and then proceeds to say 'Value Not in list:...'. How do I fix that
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by  maalimsimoJump to last post
06/09/2009 9:05 AM
3 Replies and 1900 Views MSS Personal actions How to Limit the reasons  1900  3 Started by  omer Hi Does anyone know how to Limit the reasons that are displayed on the perosnal action page to a sub set I&160;know they code are extratced by a DME call in paactionssdv.js function GetPcodes(selectValue) { &160;if(pCodes.length && lastPcodeSelect==selectValue) &160;&160;Perform(pCodes) &160;else &160;{&160; &160;&160;pCodes = new Array(); &160;&160;lastPcodeSelect = selectValue &160;&160;var object &160;&160;= new DMEObject(authUser.prodline,'PCODES') &160;&...
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by  omerJump to last post
05/20/2009 2:04 PM
7 Replies and 2866 Views Defauling Company Number on a form  2866  7 Started by  Shane Jones I think this should be easy in LSF 9.0.0. Anyone know an easy way to change PORTAL so that a form will defaul it the company number.&160;&160; We only have one number but have to type it EVERY time.&160;&160; (I have modifed hr11.1.xml but did not see anything there for the company number (hight have missed it....) Thoughts &160; Shane
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
05/18/2009 4:23 PM
0 Replies and 1898 Views Formhost.htm in LSF9?  1898  0 Started by  ShawnV Does anyone know how to open a Lawson form from an .html page in LSF9 We have a bookmark that calls a .htm file which checks for the existance of the file.&160; If the file does not exist, it then opens up the AM00 screen. In 8.0.3 we used the following statement in our .htm file: window.location = '/lawson/portal/forms/formhost.htm_TKN=AM00.1&_PDL . . . . '.&160;This would open up the AM00 screen in the portal window. However, in LSF9 the above statement comes back with a blank page ...
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05/05/2009 1:03 PM
1 Replies and 2033 Views best software development practices?  2033  1 Started by  Steve11 I'm not sure this is the best forum, if not please suggest another... We're about to implement various Lawson processes (finance, HR, Payroll, ...), coming from some older legacy systems. From a software development process perspective, does anyone have suggestions for the following: *&160;file naming conventions *&160;coding standards * QA process - automated, black box testing, unit testing, etc *&160;source code revision systems - subversion, MS&160;sourceSafe We're running on AIX....
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/01/2009 6:18 PM
0 Replies and 1911 Views Lawson password rules  1911  0 Started by  thanef We use LDAP for our Lawson logins but we have a need to restrict on the Lawson side a certain password like 'abc123'. If password equal 'abc123', &160; display a message to call the Help Desk. &160; Adding the logic in the home.html doesnt work from what i understand.
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05/01/2009 3:53 PM
12 Replies and 5377 Views Calling command line program from custom COBOL program  5377  12 Started by  John Costa I've written a custom COBOL batch program (named P1006) that I want to use to call a SQL-Server package from the operating system command line.&160; The&160;command string I'm generating&160;within the P1006 uses two parameters entered into the program by the user.&160;&160;&160;The COBOL program compiles correctly and executes.&160; However, the command string being executed is not the command string that the program is generating.&160; I put in a display so that it echoes the command ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
04/24/2009 4:19 PM
5 Replies and 2391 Views SQL View  2391  5 Started by  Wade-T Hello, &160; Does Lawson allow SQL views to be added to the database &160; Thank you, &160; Wade
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
04/16/2009 3:21 PM
2 Replies and 2677 Views Index filter using LIKE  2677  2 Started by  Anur Index filter was working fine untill I added the LIKE condition after which it started giving runtime error. Can someone tell me what is missing Code snippet &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; STRING &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; ' (M10-PROC-FL NOT =&160;'SP' )'&160;&160;&160; DELIMITED BY SIZE &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; ' AND (M10-PT-CODE&160; LIKE '275700'&160; ) ' &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&...
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by  AnurJump to last post
04/10/2009 11:22 AM
5 Replies and 2769 Views Error during PR160/PR180 compile  2769  5 Started by  Sam Simpson This is from a friend of mine.&160; ENV 9.0.0.5 apps 803. Trying to clone pr160/pr180 (inserted a new routine in library PRLASERPD but getting the following errors: Warning: Error - PrcWRKFILE(): LASERWK Not Found In WsGrp Warning:&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; Work File LASERWK May Not Be Defined In workdef He tried to return everything to normal including PRLASERPD but still getting the same errors. Thanks for any help
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
04/02/2009 12:39 PM
2 Replies and 2003 Views Malformed Logout URL  2003  2 Started by  Craig Derksen We have recently added the LBI adminstrator dashboard to a custom portal role.&160; This role is based on the Default.xml role -- and was only modified to set the tag equal to the URL of our LBI administration page.&160;Since the change, anyone using that portal role receives a malformed url when they click on the Logout link - it is formatted as follows: https://&91;ServerName&93;/sso/logout.htm.../index.htm You will note that the colon in the destination URL is replaced with the html ch...
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by  Craig DerksenJump to last post
04/02/2009 11:40 AM
1 Replies and 3573 Views Compile error custom program  3573  1 Started by  John Crudele We are on LSF9&160; windows/sql2005 We have a custom program for users to run an importdb Our test box has two product line&160;TEST and TEST2. It&160;worked in both product lines. We &160;did a data copy to TEST2 and it stopped working, it still works in TEST.&160; We get an error 'program not available'.&160; I&160;tried to complie the program&160;and I&160;get an error. Here is the compile error log Processing PgmInfo Request ... bismark TEST2 GL EL600 Processing D:\lsf9\law/...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
04/02/2009 10:17 AM
0 Replies and 1882 Views Lawson PR140 and PR80 programs miscalculate deductions...  1882  0 Started by  BrianP We are&160;Unix, 9.0.0.4 environment and 8.0.3 applications.&160; We have encountered a situation where the PR80 and PR140 calculate astonomical deductions and negative payments after a normal recompile.&160; If the program is compiled for debug (-D) the calculations are correct.&160; Has anyone seen this before&160;
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03/26/2009 2:27 PM
4 Replies and 3021 Views Trouble with FORM_OnAfterTransaction  3021  4 Started by  Deleted User I was wondering if someone could help me understand how the event FORM_OnAfterTransaction works.&160; We're trying to make a couple of changes to the AP20 screen to help streamline match invoice entry.&160; In many situations the only reason that an invoice doesn't match is the fact that a handling charge is off by a couple of cents.&160; I've added a couple of fields to the AP20 form so the AP user can see the amount of AOC setup on the PO and update with what came in on the invoice (without...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
03/22/2009 11:55 PM
1 Replies and 1866 Views Reading database files in RPG  1866  1 Started by  dbB We have custom RPG codes built over the Lawson application. In version 9.0 can we directly READ or UPDATE&160;database files by using these RPG&160;commands like we are doing currently. Or do we have to use APIs for it
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
03/20/2009 10:00 AM
1 Replies and 1768 Views MSS-required fields  1768  1 Started by  thanef In MSS on the personnel action change page, is there a way to make the Reason codes required&160; Currently you can submit an action without selecting something from that pull down box.&160; I'm on 9.0 apps and environment.
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by  thanefJump to last post
03/17/2009 4:11 PM
2 Replies and 2488 Views Form Transer Creation in Portal  2488  2 Started by  DianaE Hi everyone, I'm hoping someone has already gone through this process and may be able to help me out. We currently use FlexForm for printing our AP and payroll checks. In LID, we&160;setup a Form Transfer (F8) (in the User tab)&160;that accesses Environment Form ID's that we created.&160;&160;These&160;form's&160;access/run&160;.bat scripts (on the Windows server) that create the formating&160;and print our&160;checks. We want to move&160;our users to Portal and I cannot find&160;any...
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by  DianaEJump to last post
03/12/2009 11:31 AM
1 Replies and 1833 Views LID not loading forms  1833  1 Started by  Anur Some of the lawson screens(Standard& Custom) are not getting loaded in LID whereas it is getting loaded in portal To be very specific I added a field in Lawson screen . It stopped showing up in LID whereas in portal I was able to add/delete/change Can anyone help me
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
03/11/2009 7:42 AM
5 Replies and 2448 Views ESS javascript code getElementsByTagName and nodeValue  2448  5 Started by  JudeBac I can't seem to make this work. I put an alert to vDmeString and tested it. It returns one row properly, however the next codes either gives me error messages methods not supported, null or not an object. Can you please help me fix the code below The code is&160;for ../xhrnet/personnelactions/pactions.htm. I cannot use jsreturn since it opens up a new frame list. I just need to get the code's description and put it into an input type text field. &160;&160;&160; var vProd = authUser.prodl...
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
03/09/2009 10:53 AM
2 Replies and 2670 Views Help on self.jsreturn.record[] or DME  2670  2 Started by  JudeBac Greetings all, See attached. Not sure how I am going to word this but here goes: In MSS Personnel Actions, we have created a new action. Once you select that action and click 'Continue', a simple new selection field will appear. This is a drop down field. It will list the DESCRIPTION but will return the CODE. Now I added&160;a text field next to this&160;drop down field&160;that will show the DESCRIPTION of the CODE. I can get the value of the&160;CODE field using: var obj = self.main.doc...
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
03/09/2009 8:17 AM
10 Replies and 4081 Views tokendef to call batch file fails  4081  10 Started by  John Costa I'm on LSF 9.0.0.6, Windows Server 2003, SQL-Server 2005, with my apps and web products on one box (WCHLAWAPP01) and my database on another (WCHLAWDB01). I'm trying to use tokendef to call a batch file that resides on my app server.&160; Within the batch file is a SQL command that I use to kick off an interface on the database server.&160; Running the batch file directly from&160;a DOS&160;cmd prompt results in a successful execution with no errors.&160; However, running it from a job defi...
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by  John CostaJump to last post
03/03/2009 2:32 PM
3 Replies and 2390 Views DME calls from RSS  2390  3 Started by  rmingo I need to do a DME call from RSS and I do not know the new language well, I have tried several things but I do not know what the syntax should be in XSL for DME call.
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by  rmingoJump to last post
03/02/2009 2:58 PM
12 Replies and 3920 Views Drill Around Customization  3920  12 Started by  Deleted User &160; We would like to customize the search functionality in a drill around.&160; As an example when you: 1. Go into HR11 2.&160; Click on the drill for employees 3.&160; Click on Search ... We would like the Case sensitive check box to default to unchecked and the keyboard focus to be set to the criteria box.&160;
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/11/2009 8:34 PM
2 Replies and 1968 Views Is there a way to access a Lawson jobname in a shell script?  1968  2 Started by  wilcoxmad &160;In a COBOL program you can&160;use the Lawson defined variable 'CRT-JOB-NAME'&160; to refrence the job that is calling the program.&160; Is there a way to do the same in a script that is called by a user defined Lawson form I need to know the jobname of a multi-step job that runs a program and then runs a script to copy a printfile from that program. In order to copy the printfile, I need to know the jobname because it is part of the path where the printfile resides.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/03/2009 4:27 PM
2 Replies and 1766 Views Force Inquire form function  1766  2 Started by  Al Miller Developed a Mass Batch Release (4GL) form much like AP25 only it does not require a COMPANY (or any other field). It lists all AP batches that are 'UnReleased'. The first thing a user must do is Inquire. Is there a way for me to make the form Inquire immediate upon launch Al
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by  Al MillerJump to last post
02/02/2009 2:42 PM
1 Replies and 2143 Views GL90 Drill Around  2143  1 Started by  Dave In LSF9, GL90, there are two drill arounds,&160; Account Transactions - Amounts, and one for Units.&160; This returns oldest transactions first.&160; I would like to to reverse the sort order to present most recent first.&160; The GL.sr is using GLTSET3.&160; Has anyone created a rule to reverse the order&160; Thanks.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
01/30/2009 1:28 PM
10 Replies and 3150 Views Filter API  3150  10 Started by  ARaja &160;Can i use the field in the index as filter criteria&160;as below &160;STRING '((GLT-ACCT-PERIOD >= ) AND'&160;&160;&160; DELIMITED BY SIZE &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; '(GLT-ACCT-PERIOD &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; &160;'(GLT-FISCAL-YEAR&160; = ))'&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; DELIMITED BY SIZE &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&...
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by  ARajaJump to last post
01/19/2009 10:54 PM
5 Replies and 2313 Views Field Help  2313  5 Started by  ARaja Is it possible to have a field help for the translation field Thanks in advance, Raja &160;
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by  ARajaJump to last post
01/19/2009 4:46 AM
2 Replies and 2480 Views Calling a Batch Program  2480  2 Started by  Dave Is there a way for one batch program to call another batch program (Unix environment)&160; Thanks.
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by  Pramod ChandraJump to last post
01/19/2009 1:49 AM
6 Replies and 4128 Views Lawson Report  4128  6 Started by  ARaja Recently i developed a Lawson custom report. The report doesn't have any key parameters. Simply it has years and the periods as it's parameter, so the report runs for longer time. Anybody has a&160;suggestion on how to reduce the report processing time Thanks in Advance, Raja
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by  ARajaJump to last post
12/21/2008 11:31 PM
2 Replies and 2357 Views Key number not working  2357  2 Started by  srikanth Hello, I m not able to access GLSYSTEM from AP.sr using the key COMPANY-01. I have defined a RULE but it is not returning any value. I dont see any rules, selects with COMPANY-01 key and GLSYSTEM file in AP.sr Is there any constraint on this thanks in advance... Srikanth
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by  srikanthJump to last post
12/16/2008 10:40 PM
7 Replies and 4972 Views Importance of .dtl file for a report  4972  7 Started by  srikanth Hello, Can someone tell&160; me what is the importance of the .dtl file when the report is created How the .dtl file is created and what is the use of it thanks in Advance. Srikanth
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/11/2008 9:30 PM
2 Replies and 3577 Views URL for SSOServlet?_action=LOGOUT  3577  2 Started by  Mike Schlenk Does anyone know what parameters to send to the SSOServlet if I want to make a logout link&160; I want to specify a returnURL when doing a LOGOUT action.
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by  Mike SchlenkJump to last post
12/11/2008 11:12 AM
1 Replies and 2032 Views Automate daily interface of gltransrel files from ftp server  2032  1 Started by  Deleted User I am looking for information on how to automate the import of multiple interface&160;files from our Lawson ftp server into the gltransrel table.&160; I am looking at the importdb utility, but there does not appear to be a way from that utility to import multiple files in a single pass.&160;&160;I would like to have Lawson make a daily, or even hourly pass through the ftp to pick up any files that&160;are out there.&160; Can a&160;recdef job be defined here&160;possibly&160;as a solution...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/03/2008 12:53 PM
1 Replies and 2048 Views Apps 8.0.3 lsf 9.0.0 to Apps 9.0.0 lsf 9.01  2048  1 Started by  Elizabeth Ardito I am in the process of migrating our custom programs from applicaton 8.0.3, env&160;lsf 9.0.0.4 to application 9.0.0, env&160;lsf 9.01. We have a custom process that lists on a form the available pay codes for the position class&160;(this also includes a custom table with a relation to the PACLASS table).&160; The form is in the pr system code&160;and&160;accesses the PACLASS table, POSITION-CLASS field as a select.&160; I&160;am able to successfuly compile the program.&160; When...
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by  NormJump to last post
12/02/2008 4:56 PM
29 Replies and 18465 Views Help Desk password reset tool?  18465  29 Started by  Mike Schlenk We're implementing LSF9 now.&160; I'm working on Help Desk procedures for portal password resets.&160; I'm told the only option is the Lawson Security Administrator. I'd rather not have to install that on the Help Desk PCs.&160; I'd much rather create a web or shell script but I'm told it can't be done. I've thought about writing my own web to talk to LDAP but I don't want to mess things up.&160; Has anyone else faced this sort of thing
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by  Mike SchlenkJump to last post
12/01/2008 2:58 PM
3 Replies and 3594 Views change the work directory for a program  3594  3 Started by  pit Hi, Is it possible to change the directory where a program stores it's temporary work files Currently our programs, during execution, create lots of small files in the $LAWDIR//work directory. I'd like one specific porgram create the files in $LAWDIR//work/XT100. Is it possible to do such change without any program customization If not, dos the change require lots of coding Kind Regards, Pit
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
12/01/2008 10:04 AM
3 Replies and 2334 Views apdistrib diff's between 7.x and 9.x  2334  3 Started by  Dave I have a request from our Finance department to make a change to APDISTRIB in LSF9 on a couple of fields.&160; Current values are creating problems in some of their AP reports and their GL190.&160;&160; Wondering if anyone has received a similar request and how you handled it. They would like to create an external process to replace values reported in LSF9 to the values that used to be there in version 7.x.&160;&160; The change was made in 8.x. 1.&160; Description field.&160; replac...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/30/2008 1:17 PM
2 Replies and 2561 Views Customizing Plan Names in ESS Annual Benefits Enrollment  2561  2 Started by  Anthony I'm trying to identify how to change the benefit plan names that are displayed in ESS.&160; I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction as to how to structure the javascript in order to replace the plan names that are called from the base app and replace them with clearer plan names. any assistance is greatly appreciated
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by  AnthonyJump to last post
10/08/2008 3:34 PM
8 Replies and 3771 Views Re-formating checks from the checks print file  3771  8 Started by  wilcoxmad How can I change the 'checks' print file, output of PR160, into a fixed length file that a cobol program can read
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by  wilcoxmadJump to last post
10/02/2008 10:06 AM
1 Replies and 2824 Views Inquiry pgm ok in 803 but not in LSF9  2824  1 Started by  Sam Simpson We have just migrated our ENV to LSF9 but not the apps(803). We are testing custom inquiry screen that works on 803 but now I' getting this error in LSF9: tsFindNxtDBRec error is File position not valid for nxt/prv find (114) I'm using ITESET11 to inquire by MANUF-NBR. The drill around routines have no problem at all but when you entered the MANUF-NBR directly then push INQUIRE button I'm getting above error. GSC has told me that the pointer to the file (FIND-NLT) could be wrong and that L...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
09/12/2008 12:29 PM
4 Replies and 3698 Views How do you include errors1 in rpt distrib for GL165  3698  4 Started by  Paul Gallucci GL165 creates several files in the print manager directory. One of these files is errors1 which is actually created by program IFTR. I have a job that runs GL165 which has a report distribution associated with it. All the files created by GL165 are distributed to the users defined in the report distribution however errors1 is not. I assume this has something to do with the fact that IFTR creates this file not GL165. I can't modify GL165 since we're in a hosted environment. I don't want to cr...
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by  murali.lawsonJump to last post
09/02/2008 3:05 PM
0 Replies and 2003 Views Lawson HCM in different language  2003  0 Started by  Abdul Hi, I'm a complete newcomer to Lawson HCM, having just crossed over from PeopleSoft HCM, and trying to assess whether Lawson can be customised to produce a foreign language version, specifically Arabic. Whilst I'm interested in a solid long term solution, I would also be interested in (possibly less efficient) temporary 'quick fix' solutions (e.g. using a wrapper of some sort), as a proof of concept. Key requirements are: - the ability to display Arabic text on the screen - the ability to e...
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08/28/2008 1:09 AM
0 Replies and 2254 Views Custom Integration w/Lawson 9: Best place to start?  2254  0 Started by  KeithO Hi, I am fairly new to the Lawson world, and am interested in getting to know Lawson 9&160;API's for the puprose of integrating Lawson with some of my clients other applications (financials, manufacturing, etc.). What API's or SDK's are available for Lawson 9, in order to develop custom integrations with Is there a guide or a best place to get started I have done heavy integrations before (for over 10 years) with BizTalk, WebSphere, ItemField, custom coding, .NET, Great Plains, AX, HIPAA pro...
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08/21/2008 12:51 PM
1 Replies and 3688 Views Lawson integration with Captiva and documentum  3688  1 Started by  hshergill Hi, &160; I am new to Lawson, never even saw any of the applications.I did work with peoplesoft and SAP to integrate them with documentum and captiva but not aware how its possible with Lawson. We are looking for a solution using which we can use Captiva to scan and OCR invoices and send the scan image to documentum and the invoice data to Lawson.Secondly, we are also looking , if we can customize application pages where a user sees the invoice data to have a web link , clicking on which opens...
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by  hshergillJump to last post
08/12/2008 1:46 PM
0 Replies and 4459 Views java authentication via lhc.jar  4459  0 Started by  Deleted User I am following the instructions on Page 68 of 'IOS Application Program Interfaces'.&160; I re-created the java program and now I am trying to compile...I set my classpath to include lhc.jar and commons-httpclient-3.0.1.jar.&160; The compiler returns the error: lawsonLogin.java:18: cannot resolve symbol symbol&160; : method doLogin (java.lang.String,java.lang.String,char) location: class com.lawson.lawsec.authen.httpconnection.LawsonHttpConnection &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&1...
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08/12/2008 1:40 PM
2 Replies and 3009 Views Lawson Libraries 8 to 9  3009  2 Started by  Randall Hey all, I did some searching on this, but didn't seem to find anything, so I apologize if a problem like this has been posted. I'm migrating a custom batch program from Lawson 8 to LSF9.&160; When I migrate it to LSF9 and compile, I get some compile errors. The program is defined in the PR system code.&160; However, it's using the UPPERCASE (PD) & ARSTORAGE (WS) library that is in the AR system code.&160; It tries to move a value to ARWS-FIELD-IN (which is in the ARSTORAGE working sto...
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by  RandallJump to last post
08/11/2008 3:19 PM
1 Replies and 2864 Views Design Studio 9.0 Listbox - value not in list error  2864  1 Started by  Deborah Creek In the 8.0.3 environment after a user types an invalid value in a listbox field the invalid value is cleared out and the message bar displays the 'Value not in list:' error. In the 9.0 environment after a user types an invalid value in a listbox field the invalid value remains in the field and the message bar displays the 'Value not in list:' error. On my custom form, my Design Studio script checks to make sure that required listbox fields are not blank.&160; In 8.0.3 this also ensured that t...
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by  RobertJump to last post
08/05/2008 9:05 AM
1 Replies and 2559 Views dbdef error  2559  1 Started by  L G Hi I am not sure if this is the right subforum But we are developing a custom table via dbdef The size of the table record is huge It has like 4000 alphanumeric characters altogether in one record which we will be needing to store comments etc about an particular record But I am getting an error 'Adding a field of this size will make the file size too large' Can I change some parameter somewhere that will allow this table to be created The underlying database is Oracle 9i And the same ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
07/22/2008 4:31 PM
0 Replies and 2155 Views Design Studio call to third party application  2155  0 Started by  Ragu Raghavan I am trying to display some images maintained in FolderView. I am told that the DLLs are installed and registered on the Lawson server. Once that is is place, is it just a simple function call to the DLL with the appropriate parameters For instance, the first call is a login that looks like this: var retVal = document.all.fv.Logon(document.all.userID.value, document.all.password.value); where 'fv' is the object registeted.&160; I put in this as part of a pusbutton_onclick function I went ...
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07/15/2008 8:45 PM
6 Replies and 2996 Views Send an AGS call from a Self Service Screen  2996  6 Started by  J.W. We have several customizations that send AGS calls from a ESS form.&160; Prior to 9.0, this would work with the following: &160; &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; &160;// build ags call for effective date validation &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; &160;var vAGScall = '_PDL=' authUser.prodline; &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; &160;vAGScall = '&_TKN=ZZPS.1&_LFN=ALL&_RTN=DATA&_TDS=IGNORE&_OUT=XML&_EVT=CHG&FC=I'; &160;&160;&...
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by  J.W.Jump to last post
07/09/2008 10:06 AM
6 Replies and 3950 Views LOBKMARK  3950  6 Started by  Deleted User I rngdbdumped my Portal bookmarks from our current 8.03 to a csv. Now, I need to load them via LO920 to the new LSF9.0&160; Has anyone completed this Any pointers We do have several Custom bookmarks in our 8.03 - (any specific layout or example csv file would be great!) FYI: We are remote hosted - so I do not have command line functionality yet.
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by  Barry GhotraJump to last post
06/07/2008 5:11 PM
6 Replies and 8043 Views Accessing Lawson DME from an external app  8043  6 Started by  rc I have been successful in sending a URL (pasted below) to the Lawson DME and having it return an XML or CSV file to a web browser. I can embed the username and password in the URL to bypass the SSO login screen, however, when I try the same URL using my downloaded http_get.c program it returns the SSO login screen. Anyone have any suggestions is there some http options/settings I need to change Does the web browser do something magical that I cannot in my C program http://ServerName/sso/SSOS...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/30/2008 3:01 PM
2 Replies and 6371 Views ACH tape file - PR160  6371  2 Started by  Lorena I need to reformat the ACH tape file that it is produced by the PR160. I created a custom program that will run after the PR160 and reformat the tape file. The location of the tape file after the PR160 is completed is $LAWDIR/print/username/jobname/1/ My custom program is reading the tape file from&160;$LAWDIR/productline/work directory (I am moving&160;it manually). My question is: How can my custom program reads the tape file from $LAWDIR/print/username/jobname/1/ (username and jobname c...
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by  Tim AutryJump to last post
05/23/2008 11:13 AM
1 Replies and 2842 Views Variables on .scr  2842  1 Started by  PV Rajan Hi: Can I have any name for the variables listed under .scr For example, can I replace SRE-DESCRIPTION with BUSINESS-DESCRIPTION in the .scr file (but the key numbers would be correct and that of SRE-DESCRIPTION) E.g. ______________- $END-SCR&160;&160; AC081 * LEVEL&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; NAME&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; TYPE LENGTH&160;&160;&160; DEC REQ OC KN SC&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; PICTURE $TRANS&160;&160;&160;&160; AC081 ...
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
05/22/2008 10:55 AM
2 Replies and 3787 Views Benefits enrollment printed statement  3787  2 Started by  Roger French 8.0.3 windows nt I want to remove the SSN and Annual salary field on the printed benefits summary statement when an employee enrolls in ESS for benefits. I removed the fields from the header within the bensummary.htm file in WEBDIR/bnnet on the webserver. I refreshed cache, ios cache, etc. But the fields are still appearing on the printed report. How do I remove the fields from the printed report Do I need to reboot webserver or stop/start the servlet container -R
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
05/19/2008 7:33 AM
3 Replies and 3665 Views need to force a program into job waiting...  3665  3 Started by  johne i want to be able to force a program to go into a 'needs recovery' mode... anyone have any insight into the best way to handle this i've can't just set the ws-return-code to 2 & 'go to 1000-end' because the compiler doesn't like it if you try to go to a label in a section outside of the section you are currently in; i've tried 'STOP RUN.' as a line command,&160;&160; lawson compiler doesn't like that one either. anyone done this before i'm trying to come up w/&160;a standardized&1...
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by  johneJump to last post
04/15/2008 3:03 PM
2 Replies and 3357 Views WorkFiles  3357  2 Started by  Sam Simpson I thought I've seen this or not really sure if this is possible. &160; I am in the process of collecting data on which cobol work files has a csv file defined. &160; Can I use something like rngdbdump or metadump utility to list all workfiles &160; Appreciate any help &160; Sam Simpson &160; &160; &160;
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
04/15/2008 1:21 PM
1 Replies and 9264 Views 119 Name is not unique (binding symbol 'mfini')  9264  1 Started by  srikanth Hello, &160; I am getting the following error while running one of our custom batch update program. &160;Execution error : file 'mfini' &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; error code: 119, pc=0, call=1, seg=0 &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; 119&160;&160;&160;&160; Name is not unique (binding symbol 'mfini') &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
04/10/2008 7:38 AM
2 Replies and 3528 Views Processflow AGS query using custom form  3528  2 Started by  Roger French Trying to test an AGS query in Processflow 9.0 with a custom form (RQPR) I created (a simple paintscreen in REQHEADER).&160; Created it in pgmdef, the run type us 4GL, tried both 'In Production' values of None and Unix. I have full rights to the form using my laua security class. We're not using LSF9 security yet. Using AIX in 9.0 environment with 8.03.11 apps. Here is the API call I'm testing. It works fine within LID. I tried both RQPR.1 and RQPR to no avail. _PDL=PROD8X&_TKN=RQPR.1&...
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
04/02/2008 10:57 AM
2 Replies and 2939 Views webuser IN 9.0  2939  2 Started by  Sam Simpson I'm just beginning to test LSF9 and I one of my custom cobol program is using WEBUSER,&160; SIRDIDHDR in logan. The program does not compile because above files are now gone in logan but they are now located in LDAP. I used WEBUSER because this is the only place that have an accurate maintenance of email addresses as compared to EMPLOYEE table. Is there another table that I can use in my 4GL so I can maintain email addresses. &160; Thanks &160; Sam
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/11/2008 6:19 PM
2 Replies and 2619 Views deduction (PR05) calculation type X  2619  2 Started by  Phil Simon Hello Does anyone out there know where the code to these custom calc's is stored in the dB and/or environment&160; Thanks. &160;
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by  Phil SimonJump to last post
03/10/2008 2:47 PM
3 Replies and 3009 Views Example of using Lawson Filters?  3009  3 Started by  Karl Kemp Was wondering if anyone had an example they would like to share of using the Lawson API's to do Index Filtering ala 890 INDEX FILTER API's What I am trying to do in an online inquiry app is to provide the user with the ability to look up an item via the vendor item description where the user may only know part of what the actual description would be. As an example, a simple oracle sql query where the user might know that the description contained 'BAT' would be: select * from itemmast where v...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/10/2008 9:39 AM
0 Replies and 2370 Views Use of XML for fetching records from Database  2370  0 Started by  Sameer Hi All I want to make a call to database using XML(CGI Call) instead of DME. Please explain me with an suitable example. Sameer
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03/10/2008 5:18 AM
2 Replies and 3352 Views .dtl File Error: Bad Screen Rules  3352  2 Started by  srikanth Hi all, &160; I am getting the following errow while running a custom program. I am getting my output correctly but the examine log has this error. .dtl File Error: Bad Screen Rules I checked the .sr and .or&160; files, they are empty.&160; And the program doesnt need any screen rules.. any help Regards, Srikanth K &160; &160; &160;
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by  srikanthJump to last post
03/06/2008 11:22 PM
0 Replies and 3222 Views Logan trasnfer menus  3222  0 Started by  Roger French During an upgrade from 8.0.3 to 9.0 LSF, somehow the installers did not dump/copy the menus correctly for any of the ED screens. So, for example, none of the ED screens (edi) can be launched directly from command line (e.g. lapm logan ed330). The message is: Server Terminated: Windows does not allow form id transfer. Tried tokendef in 9.0, and dumping ed menus from 8.0.3.... Anyways I used to know how/where to define the ability to allow screens to be launched directly from command line or tra...
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03/03/2008 7:29 AM
1 Replies and 3622 Views EDI perl script  3622  1 Started by  Sam Simpson I have cloned an EDI inbound perl script and put into the directory where the old script is located in logan/edi_bin. I then changed ED10 to the name of the script and ran ED502 to translate an inbound file. I'm getting a log error: &160;&160;&160; &160;&160; &160;&160; ERROR: Translation Failure. Did I have the correct steps or any missing steps&160; Do I need to compile the perl script How I'm not so familliar with EDI but I can do perl. The changed I made is just a simple on...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
02/26/2008 9:24 AM
1 Replies and 2828 Views storeDBRec error  2828  1 Started by  srikanth Hi, we are upgrading from 7.2.4 to 8.1.0. One of our custom program updates a key field. I mean SET1 updates one of the key feild in&160;SET3. SET3 has key change option set to 'no'. This works fine in 7.2.4 &160; But the same code doesnt work in 8.1.0. It gives storeDb rec error. Is there any limitation in 8.1.0 for not updating the key fields Any help please.. Regards, Srikanth K &160; &160;
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/25/2008 8:46 AM
4 Replies and 4519 Views ADODB AGS RQ10 Call  4519  4 Started by  Deleted User I am attempting to do an AGS call on RQ10. I have tried several different things. It seems to want to have me inquire first however this is going to be a brand new requisition. I have used ADODB to do updates of APVENMAST however those are just updates and not inserts. Does someone have an example Here is what I am trying right now. . . . 'Create a blank requisition cmdLAW = New ADODB.Command rsLAW = New ADODB.Recordset strAGS = 'ags:_PDL=' &...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
01/31/2008 9:36 AM
6 Replies and 11096 Views Move Customization to Prod  11096  6 Started by  G. Monaghan I came from an SAP environment and have been working with Lawson for a year. In SAP when you created customization and tested it in DEV, we could 'transport' all modified changes. In Lawson I recently had to create a new payroll company which included HR, benefits, absence management, cashbook etc. so have made changes to a total of almost 100 screens. My testing was completed successfuly in the DEV environment. Is there any way to move all my customizations to production without having to m...
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by  G. MonaghanJump to last post
01/17/2008 1:53 PM
1 Replies and 10466 Views Subform Menu Question  10466  1 Started by  klippe I am developing a custom version of the AP16.1 Vendor Bank form called CZ16.1 to invoke a custom processflow trigger. The problem is the AP10 Vendor form has a 'Subforms' menu at the top of the screen. The second item in the menu list is 'Vendor Bank'. When clicked, the AP16.1 form appears. I don't want that to happen. I need my custom version (CZ16.1) to appear. Any idea how to change which form appears I looked through the AP10 compile listing...no references to AP16.1. ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/20/2007 2:43 PM
2 Replies and 11186 Views Scrgen Error - Memory Fault  11186  2 Started by  Deleted User Hi All, Good Morning! When I try to compile the screen file .scr it issues the following error sh: 27036 Memory fault(coredump) Could any one help me to solve the error Thanks Karthik
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by  FrankyJump to last post
11/23/2007 1:19 AM
1 Replies and 10391 Views LSF 9 upgrade question  10391  1 Started by  Deleted User Hello All I would like to know if it is possible to customize & introduce multi threading with the standard Lawson supplied Java program (like ABATN.java, MA95F.java). So that, each thread can handle specified set of data range. For example, MA95F.java is customized to handle 5 threads and... Thread 1 handles xx rows based on COMPANY key value from 1..100 Thread 2 handles yy rows based on COMPANY key value from 101..200 Thread 3 handles zz rows based on COMPANY key value from 201....
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
11/14/2007 7:35 AM
4 Replies and 10751 Views Creation of Text File  10751  4 Started by  Deleted User Hi I am in the process of customizing a batch report for employee's deduction. In that for special type of deduction I need to write in a text file <output>. Can anyone let me know what are the steps I need to follow to achieve the said objective. Thanks in Advance
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/23/2007 9:35 AM
3 Replies and 12940 Views Database / Tables  12940  3 Started by  Deleted User Hi, I need to capture the following data for all the employees a. Federal Marital Status b. Federal exemption c. Fedral Allowances d. State Marital Status e. State Exemption f. State Allowances g. Local Marital Status h. Local Exemption i. Local Allowances j. Federal Exemption Status We are using Lawson 9.0. Can anybody let me know from which database/tables these fields are defined. Thanks in Advance
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/10/2007 10:46 AM
3 Replies and 10123 Views LSF9 TDS etc  10123  3 Started by  Greg Moeller All: Recently we have moved to LSF9 from 803 env. Back in the 803 env I had developed a report in Crystal to get the user id's and group membership from LOGAN and added the supervisor code from the HRSUPER table. Now that LOGAN is no longer able to provide this information, I was wondering if there was a recommended way to get this information from TDS where it exists now Is there an ODBC connection, or native Oracle connection available to connect to TDS and if so, woul...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/02/2007 3:14 PM
3 Replies and 11427 Views Add URL Button to Form  11427  3 Started by  L G Hi I would like to know if it is possible to add a button to a form like HR11 The functionality is similar to the one we use to launch other forms On click of the button it should open the URL (dynamic adding parameters like employee and company ) in IE Is this possible in LID using MF-COBOL The URL is not needed to be stored in the database Just that the URL will be built dynamically from within HR11 and on click of the button it will need to launch the built URL in IE ...
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by  L GJump to last post
10/02/2007 2:36 PM
1 Replies and 10891 Views Object Id - link between tables  10891  1 Started by  Deleted User GSC advised us to remove a row in pay rate hist table due to a bug. I noticed that this row had an object id with corresponding records in hrhistory and persacthst. Wouldn't I need to remove the corresponding rows in those other 2 tables also If yes, what could have happened if I did not remove them
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/30/2007 9:10 PM
6 Replies and 13717 Views SQL for finding counts of employees reporting under supervisor  13717  6 Started by  Shasidhar Vemireddy I am trying to develop a SQL logic that will fetch the counts of employees direct and indirect under supervisor across all levels in a company.I have hot wall with the PL/SQL logic. Can anyone tell me if such a logic was developed and how it was developed
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by  Shasidhar VemireddyJump to last post
08/20/2007 1:37 PM
6 Replies and 11019 Views Page Transfer Inconsistency  11019  6 Started by  jangins101 Hey, I'm having an issue with transferring pages. In using a Name Search (ZIAB) screen to find an applicant number, I transfer to another page (ZI31) using a speecific applicant, and (since it's a customized page), I only see the supplemental data, and the Lawson data fields are empty. After that, if I try to do any Inquiry on any applicant on the screen, I get a status bar message saying 'Value not in list:N,Y,X,1,2,3,4,5'. Any ideas on what that means or how to fix it (It also happens on Next...
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by  jangins101Jump to last post
08/20/2007 9:45 AM
11 Replies and 13197 Views Paint Program with page Up page down  13197  11 Started by  L G Could someone explain to me how to paint a program which has functionality similar to HR10 page up and page down to fetch records Even the relevant code sample in HR10 would suffice Thanks
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
08/10/2007 10:35 AM
0 Replies and 10340 Views Default Advanced Search in RSS  10340  0 Started by  Todd I am looking to default our users to the 'advanced search' rather than the normal 'search' within RSS. Our users seem to expect the normal search to function more like the 'Word Finder' option under the advanced search. I tried changing the code within itemSearch.htm and itemSearch.js, but have not had any luck other than getting the advanced search to show up on the left side, but 'search' is defaulted. Thanks
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07/31/2007 11:58 AM
1 Replies and 11727 Views FIND-NEXT in 8.1.0  11727  1 Started by  Venkatarajamani Raman We are upgrading from Lawson 7.2.4 to 8.1.0. We have a custom on line program with 'N'ext, 'P'revious,'I'nquire, 'A'dd, 'C'hange and 'D'elete buttons. While clicking on 'N'ext button, the following error appears 'tsFindNxtDBRec error is File position not valid for nxt prv find 114 ' I have checked up the table and the index is there. I have checked up the table for records. There are 3 records available. Can someone help
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
07/06/2007 5:26 PM
1 Replies and 12179 Views Transaction Service Calls  12179  1 Started by  Deleted User Hi all - We just upgraded to LSF9 (9002) on HP-UX with 803 apps. Prior to the upgrade, we had Remote IOS installed on a Windows server, and made AGS calls to a form on the app server. Well, AGS has been replaced, and I have the URL down to make the transaction call successfully. However, we have to manually interact with the web login screen for authentication. Does anyone know how to bypass that or pass the credentials in the URL Thanks a ton in advance, Nicole
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/28/2007 4:46 PM
3 Replies and 10928 Views Scripts within cobol  10928  3 Started by  Sam Simpson We are in the process of testing 803 in an AIX environment. We are having a lot of issues but one particular cobol program that has been working in solaris it seems does not work in AIX. Here's the situation: We have a cobol program that has a call to a simple ksh script as the last statement. The cobol routines is working fine except the called script is not working at all(this is a simple rename and move). However, when you call the script thru LID it is working as it should. Is ther...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
06/13/2007 5:15 PM
7 Replies and 13783 Views Create CSV from custom report  13783  7 Started by  Karl Kemp Has anyone ever ran into an issue similar to this, and if so what did you do I have created 2 or 3 'custom' reports. They run fine and generate the desired output. However, when I try to genereate <send to> a CSV file from the PRTMGR in LID, the CSV File selection is not 'selectable'. I'm thinking there might be a parameter within the report form that has to be set This action works fine in the standard Lawson apps, so it must be something that I have omitted. ...
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by  Karl KempJump to last post
06/01/2007 10:41 AM
3 Replies and 11600 Views 4GL, Fixed Length Record with Trailing spaces  11600  3 Started by  pvhmc Writing out a data file using 4GL. Each line in my file is fixed width of 750 characters. But the last populated field is at character 650. The remaining fields are populated with spaces. When I define the workfile to be TAPE, the line of my file ends at 650 (last non-space character). I need the file to place the carriage return-line feed at 750. Is there a pure 4GL way to accomplish this. (I am not going to be able to script this out on Unix after the fact.) I know I could make t...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
04/26/2007 3:24 PM
2 Replies and 10724 Views SQL server command to remove 2 from column  10724  2 Started by  Deleted User I tried update lawson.PRMONITOR set LP140_RUN_FLG = null but it does not allow nulls...we need to get prmonitor reset to take the 2 out of the column any ideas I was not about to do the pgmdef changes that gsc requested since I do not have c access.
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
04/24/2007 4:42 PM
1 Replies and 10755 Views Running a Lawson Utility from a BAT File  10755  1 Started by  Deleted User Any ideas on how to run a Lawson utility from a windows batch file Thanks
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
04/11/2007 9:44 AM
1 Replies and 10850 Views PR160 Checks and Receipts layout  10850  1 Started by  Deleted User Is there any documentation available for the layout of checks and receipts printed by PR160
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/31/2007 4:59 PM
3 Replies and 11210 Views PR300 - edit out 18 month restriction  11210  3 Started by  Deleted User We need to purge recent payroll history used for our pre-go-live parallel testing and learned that the PR300 will only let you purge items over 18 months old. We were told that we could comment out this code. Does anyone have knowledge of how to do this and/or pros and cons of doing this (or things to be aware of). I'm not a COBOL programmer but can following basic instructions if anyone would be so kind as to assist. We are hoping to get rid of the test 's on our data so ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/30/2007 3:53 PM
1 Replies and 11446 Views On AGS call servlet error  11446  1 Started by  Asim I am not Lawson expert. But I am integrating Lawson process via AGS call. I am having following problem when I am posting following AGS call on servlet: Requested XML structure: <xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'> <XXQII.1 xmlns:xsi='http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance'> <XQII.1> <_PDL>BETA</_PDL> <_TKN>XQII.1</_TKN> <_OUT>XML</_OUT> <_TDS>IGNORE</_TDS> ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/22/2007 3:45 PM
4 Replies and 11221 Views Send email from Lawson Unix app to Outlook  11221  4 Started by  Karl Kemp Anyone ever put code in a Unix Cobol app to send an email notification to Outlook or Groupwise It seems like in a previous life I did this in a custom Lawson app, but now I can't find my notes on it. Any ideas
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
03/19/2007 2:03 PM
1 Replies and 14008 Views Cobol EXAMINE statement  14008  1 Started by  Karl Kemp Has anyone ever used the Micro Focus COBOL Examine statement within Lawson I have used this in non-Lawson apps with success, but can't seem to get it to work in Lawson. Maybe you have other ideas. Here is what I am needing to do. I'm reading a file with records such as the following rec 1 = /lawson/work: rec 2 = /lawson/obj: I'm needing to determine where the ':' character is on each individual record. Thus I was going to use the EXAMINE TALLY...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
03/15/2007 12:06 PM
4 Replies and 14645 Views iSeries RPG Lawson API calls  14645  4 Started by  Deleted User I've heard rumors of a conversion utility that will convert a Lawson Cobol program to a Lawson RPG program. Can anyone confirm or dispell this rumor I've heard it referred to as delmid. Does anyone have information or a link on what the names are for an RPG API routine and the corresponding Cobol API paragraph are within the Lawson environment Thanks in advance
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by  Scott KruegerJump to last post
02/21/2007 1:16 PM
7 Replies and 13107 Views AGS call via HTML  13107  7 Started by  Deleted User Hi, I'm working on a custom HTML page which extracts Invoices to be released for a Vendor Class based on user's login info. I get as far as DME query displaying all the unreleased Invoices. Upon selecting the desired Invoice, the following AGS call gets created but doesn't post. function AGSCall(vAuthCode, vVendor, vInvoice) { var o = new ActiveXObject('Microsoft.XMLHTTP'); var s = 'http://Servername:port/servlet/Router/Transaction/Erp_PDL=PDLname' ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
01/23/2007 4:12 PM
1 Replies and 11115 Views Tool to find out ladb changes?  11115  1 Started by  PV Rajan Hi: Over the past many years, we have been making some minor changes to lawson tables (7.2.4). Is there a tool to find out the differences we have made so far Thanks in advance!
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/15/2006 6:00 AM
0 Replies and 11059 Views Lawson Job Number  11059  0 Started by  Deleted User Job numbers used by Lawson as seen in files like QUEUEDJOB has 10 characters. It seems to be the combination of IBM job number followed by a sequence number. What is the significance of this sequence number and how is it generated
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12/08/2006 3:46 PM
2 Replies and 11813 Views Is there a way to call a Lawson batch program from another?  11813  2 Started by  Sam Simpson Almost related to this question, is there a way to call a Lawson batch program from another cobol program(custom). I tried INVOKE but this is only for online programs. I never have tried this before so my appreciation for any help.
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
12/05/2006 1:20 PM
3 Replies and 12187 Views Access to PMTOUT  12187  3 Started by  Sam Simpson We are app 8.0.2x (unixlsolaris). In 7.0x and 8.0.3 PMTOUT is located in /<productLine>/work/PMTOUT/ but in 8.0.2x it is located in the root directory of work. This gives me a dilemna because the root directory of work is supposed to be for temporary files. I'm writing a cobol program to redo PMTOUT before check printing and the only way I can access this flat file is to call .ksh script(within cobol) to move the file to a different directory before opening it. Is there a way of dire...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/05/2006 8:08 AM
0 Replies and 11151 Views Calling batch program interactively  11151  0 Started by  Deleted User I need to call a Lawson batch program PR530 interactively from a non-lawson program. I had initialized the lawson environment within the program and called the program with the entry parameters EENTRYCNTRL and EENTRYSCREEN populated. But the program ends abnormally on the UINITBATCH procedure with pointer not referenced error. What could be the reason for this
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12/04/2006 2:21 PM
1 Replies and 11748 Views Adding new system code  11748  1 Started by  Karl Kemp I'm trying to create a new SYSTEM CODE which we will then build our 'in house' applications under I got the new code created via GL01.4, and I can see it in the SYSTEMCODE table. I can also query it back up via GL01.4. However, when I go to PGMDEF to begin creating my new apps under this new System Code, I don't see it in the System Code drop-down list. I'm wondering if there is a security set-up someplace. I looked throughout LAUA but didn't see anything.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/01/2006 2:15 PM
0 Replies and 11347 Views WinFax Pro Alternative?  11347  0 Started by  Roger French Looking at any alternatives to WinFax Pro with Fax Integrator. WFPro v10 isn't really supported by Symantec and Fax Integrator isn't certified with any other product which leaves us in a bit of a bind. We're looking at a product by Esker www.esker.com as a pooled-fax application. Has anyone built an interface between Lawson (fax integrator) and another supported fax application using API's or otherwise Thank you in advance, Roger French Houston,TX. Apps: 8.0.3....
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1 Replies and 10948 Views Format Issues  10948  1 Started by  Shasidhar Vemireddy I have a column that needs to be populated it is CHAR(17), i need to populate this fied with the EMPLOYEE number which is numeric (size 9). so when i try to move the value directly into the CHAR field the end result is something like this '000002456 '..however i want soemthing like this '2465 '.I tried various formatting options including lawson API's with no good result.Does anyone have a suggestion
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
10/23/2006 6:08 PM
8 Replies and 12969 Views .NET Web Authentication  12969  8 Started by  Deleted User I have a .NET web application that currently uses windows authentication. This grabs the current user off the machine. In some cases however it would be better for us to use Lawson's authentication. Basically the person logged into the machine may be logged into Lawson as a different user. Has anyone done this Thanks --JayR
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
08/11/2006 12:52 PM
1 Replies and 11787 Views How to access Lawson Job output from a Java program  11787  1 Started by  Deleted User Greetings, I am trying to determine the best way to access output from a Lawson Jobdef. It is a multistep job and I want a way that a Java program by having key information about the job user id , job name can automatically read the output files from the latest directory output for that job and process them to a .zip file for transport. Is there a series of system DB tables that contain the actual job output directory user id ,run number etc. for all platforms. I was thinking the ...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
07/24/2006 10:18 AM
3 Replies and 13263 Views Getting a result from a CALL SYSTEM  13263  3 Started by  Leon Feder I know how to call a system command from a COBOL program (Thanks, your article is great) but how can I use the results I would like to get the result code and also look at the redirected output of the command.
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by  Leon FederJump to last post
06/22/2006 2:19 PM
3 Replies and 11854 Views Changing field sizes in apvenmast  11854  3 Started by  Deleted User How big a deal is it to change field sizes in apvenmast for addr1,2,3,4 from 30 to 40 and city from 18 to 19 I have used dbdef to setup some custom views and tables before(SQL server). I also assume I would need to recompile everything.
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
05/22/2006 5:11 PM
2 Replies and 12281 Views Batch program for FTP  12281  2 Started by  Deleted User We do not have unix command line access so we are struck with users using winptxfr program between Lawson and windows. Some use wsftp but I would like to write a program which invokes unix ftp commands. Does anyone have a readymade program which can I can use Thanks
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by  Phillip FellerJump to last post
04/27/2006 10:47 PM
0 Replies and 11225 Views IBM Rational Clear Case with Lawson  11225  0 Started by  John Henley I'm looking for any organizations who have used Clear Case for managing their Lawson customizations.
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04/24/2006 4:20 PM
3 Replies and 11490 Views A batch program replicating PR23 edit checks  11490  3 Started by  Deleted User We hav been asked by the users to create a batch program which should delete all records in EMPDISTMAST table (updated by PR23), takes an input file from another system and do the same edit checks as PR23 and then populate the table. In their words, it should invoke the same AGS/DME calls that PR23 uses. What is the fastest way to do that Note: I will be learning Lawson programming as I do that. Thanks
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04/14/2006 9:23 PM
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