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11 Replies and 2790 Views scrgen error  2790  11 Started by  LauraP Getting the error 'Form Exceeds Limit Of 24 Lines' when doing an scrgen.  Removed all the lines I put in (restored the .scr actually) and did the scrgen and it worked.  Started by just changing the name of a tab from 'User' to 'User WMOS'.  Did the scrgen and received the error again.  Any thoughts anybody  Thanks so much in advance - I'm pulling my hair out!
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/20/2011 1:09 PM
10 Replies and 6316 Views New Table w\compilation issues  6316  10 Started by  Demichener    I've been tasked with adding a new database table to the Lawson PR system.  I've created my table, ran blddbdict and dbreorg. My new (empty) table shows up in the database.  I've since created two custom programs(using pgmdef & copy) to use my new table but when I run through a compile I keep getting this error: Warning: Error - PrcWRKFILE(): 'NewTableName' Not Found In WsGrp Warning: Work File 'NewTableName' May Not Be Defined In workdef /lawson/g...
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by  DemichenerJump to last post
12/19/2011 3:59 PM
21 Replies and 5567 Views PA52 AGS call doesn't populate new value fields  5567  21 Started by  Woozy I'm modifying a custom ESS form so it will use an AGS call to create a PA52 action. The AGS call gives an 'Action Processed' message and adds the action to PA52.1, but the 'new value' fields aren't populating. It must be something simple, but I can't figure out what I'm missing. Can anyone give me a clue I'm attaching several items: - Javascript AGS Call - Fiddler capture of the AGS call - Result Code Thanks f...
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by  WoozyJump to last post
12/14/2011 9:46 AM
2 Replies and 3729 Views Lawson MM to EPIC interface  3729  2 Started by  jcarrott We started using IC527 to extract data for EPIC, only to find out that IC527 is a delta extract. It only extracts what has changed since the last run of the IC527. We need to load the FULL extract before we can start doing the delta. Does anybody know what to use for the full extract, it would be great if it was in the same format and with the same name as the IC527.
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by  jcarrottJump to last post
12/08/2011 2:44 PM
1 Replies and 1363 Views MSS - PA Action Comments  1363  1 Started by  Karen Sheridan With some high level research, it looks like the availability of PA Action Comments in MSS (pactions.htm) should be driven by some user defined field or setting.  We want to remove the comments from that page and if it can be done by data setting versus editing the page, that would be the preferred method. Has anyone come across a table or file setting that determines this access I have tried removing access to the table via Lawson security and that did not remove it from the page as...
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
11/22/2011 2:23 PM
2 Replies and 1744 Views SPLAT fields  1744  2 Started by  Deleted User We have custom update program where alot of users will be updating their data.  In order to not clobber each other's data when updating at the smae time,  my understanding is that we need to use splat fields.  I would like to get a good explanation of what is ocurring and what needs to be saved in the splat fields.  Does anyone know of any good documentatiomn/discussion around this
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
11/22/2011 10:23 AM
0 Replies and 1530 Views URL Attachment  1530  0 Started by  Ragu Raghavan I am using 4GL routines to add URL attachments to APINVOICE. It works fine (at least in LID) when I use: \\lawsonappstest\e$\lsftest\law\dev...PImage.pdf It just hangs when I use this and then click on the URL from the drill-around: \\lawsonappstest\e$\lsftest\law\dev...PImage.pdf Does anybody know if there is a size limit if so what Thanks. Ragu
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11/20/2011 11:56 AM
1 Replies and 1483 Views Custom Form - scrgen error  1483  1 Started by  Karen Sheridan I am getting the error Form Size exceeds limit of 24 lines.  I don't think it does. This is a very simple report parameter form - it has 2 tabs Main tab has company, company name and then a detail line.  The detail line has 4 fields on it and there are 10 lines. The (run) Options tab has a couple of flags and a date range.  I think the problem is in my definition of the detail line.  I've attached the SCR - if you've got any ideas - please let me know...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
11/14/2011 4:36 PM
3 Replies and 2602 Views LID  2602  3 Started by  Lynne Does everyone that customizes Lawson programs use the LID editor I am wondering if there is a better editor out there. The little box that can't be maximized makes it very difficult. I am new to Lawson and have just begun customizing with LID. Thanks for any suggestions.
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by  WoozyJump to last post
10/07/2011 11:27 AM
1 Replies and 3173 Views How to create detail lines in a paint program?  3173  1 Started by  ISO Dan We created two custom tables, a head and detail table.  The quick paint utility painted the fields for the header table but did not for the detail.  I am trying to manually paint the detail lines.  I have created an initial detail line but do not know how to repeat it since I want 5 detail lines. Also just curious, does anyone have any documentation or additional instructions on how to use the paint utility in Lawson Thank you, Dan
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
10/07/2011 9:50 AM
3 Replies and 1932 Views How to calculate default field values on online form  1932  3 Started by  Woozy I have created a custom online inquiry form.  When the form opens, I would like to populate some of the query parameters with calculated default values (which the user could override).  Is this possible in 4GL   For example, I'd like to pre-populate from/thru date fields based on the current date. From my testing, It appears that none of the PD code is called until the user clicks Inquire/Next/Previous, which is too late for my purposes.  Am I m...
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by  Jason BeardJump to last post
10/06/2011 6:28 PM
4 Replies and 2060 Views Error after putting link on Logon page  2060  4 Started by  ChuckM We have a custom servlet that allows ESS users to change their password.  Once the password is changed, a link is displays that takes the user to the Logon page.  This servlet is called from a help section of our intranet employee application. I was asked to place a link to this password change servlet on our Lawson Logon page.  So the ESS user goes to the Logon page, finds out they can't log on...they select the link that takes them to the change password app.  ...
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by  ChuckMJump to last post
10/05/2011 11:29 AM
3 Replies and 2037 Views 900-submit-job blocking?  2037  3 Started by  Chris FYI - new to lawson, so learning the ropes. I'm writing a COBOL program to read in 1 or more files and for each file, kick of a batch job, of another program, that I defined via jobdef.  Since each file will be processed by the same job, my thought was to copy using the work file, using 900-movefiles, to a working directory and file-name that I defined in the job-def, and then use 900-load, 900-create, and 900-submit to run the job, and then when the job was over, repeat the process for ...
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by  Sampath SJump to last post
09/30/2011 4:05 AM
2 Replies and 1651 Views Data Service Call from htm  1651  2 Started by  ChuckM I've been successful creating Data Service Calls and executing them from form scripts created in Design Studio. Now I'm trying to do the same from an htm file, and it blows up when it tries to execute the URL saying that portalWnd is not defined. (eg: var vDMEInfo = portalWnd.httpRequest(mDME)  I'm guessing this is because the script is not attached to a form. What would be the proper syntax to run the URL from an htm file  Is there an example of this TIA...ChuckM
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by  ChuckMJump to last post
09/29/2011 4:55 PM
4 Replies and 2925 Views DME Syntax  2925  4 Started by  kwisser I am looking to find a way to use the OR operation in my web browser DME call.;MAX=99999 I would like modify the above search to select PO-NUMBER=868611 or PO-NUMBER=13.  I've tried using the plus () but I must be missing something. Thanks
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by  kwisserJump to last post
09/29/2011 3:58 PM
4 Replies and 1959 Views Filtering on related table  1959  4 Started by  kwisser Is it possible to filter a DME web browser query on a related table  For example, I want to find all PO lines that have a null PO-USR-FLD-5.;POLINE;PURCHORDER.PO-USER-FLD-5&select=PURCHORDER.PO-USER-FLD-5!=00&out=csv&DELIM=|&MAX=99999 When I run the above query, it never ends.  I've even let it run overnight and it doesn't finish.  I don't think it has...
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by  kwisserJump to last post
09/28/2011 3:49 PM
3 Replies and 4293 Views 119 Name is not unique (binding symbol 'mfini')  4293  3 Started by  John Desmarais Getting an error on a custome program that we can't explain (or decipher).  The odd part here, is that the file it is complaining about is only used for input and there is not a single PERFORM 800-WRITECSV-MAFVNIN in the program.  Any idea what this error is actually trying to tell me WriteCSV():File /lawson/lawprod/law/test9/hht/MAFVNIN/MAFVNIN MAFVNIN 0 Not In Write Mode Execution error : file 'mfini' error code: 119, pc=0, call=1, seg=0 119 Name is not unique (binding symbol ...
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by  John DesmaraisJump to last post
09/28/2011 1:30 PM
2 Replies and 1419 Views Display productline in portal header  1419  2 Started by  Patrick Burke Does anyone know how to display the productline name near the welcome message in portal for 9.0.1 In the older system we would change the default.xml to place it in the header.  Before someone pontificates about this, our users get confused on which productline they are in on the test system and this helps.
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by  Patrick BurkeJump to last post
09/27/2011 11:52 AM
4 Replies and 1859 Views Steps to REMOVE a custom program?  1859  4 Started by  CindyW We have a customization that I would like to remove. I'm not really a 'coder' so to speak, but this task has been assigned to me.  I checked Lawson KB, and found nothing on this.  (As if I can ever find anything in there anyway, these days.     This is a batch job program, and I want to not only disable it, but reomove it completely.  Any suggestions as to the proper process to take
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by  Sampath SJump to last post
09/26/2011 5:28 AM
4 Replies and 3218 Views ESS Org Chart displaying incorrect information  3218  4 Started by  Bret Please share any insite to setup or configuration to allow the ESS org chart to display the correct information. The system is currently displaying termed employees and they are not connected to me in any way. Thanks Bret
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by  sethfoodJump to last post
08/19/2011 4:03 PM
11 Replies and 6799 Views How to force an abend in a batch program?  6799  11 Started by  pbelsky Can someone tell me where I can find out how to force an abend (needs recovery state) in a Lawson COBOL batch program I have tried the error message APIs but they only print a message, do not force the pgm to abend. Lawson's precompiler will not allow me to populate RETURN-CODE or use STOP RUN. Thank you.
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by  pbelskyJump to last post
08/02/2011 11:29 AM
2 Replies and 3198 Views reapply dbdef changes after data refresh  3198  2 Started by  Karen Sheridan Good Morning I used to know how to do this, but cannot find any notes so... I added tables to a test product line in dbdef, built dictionary, applied to database in April.  The project stalled for a while, the database was refreshed. My definitions are in dbdef, but I need to get them applied back out to the physical database (Oracle 11). Seems like bldora11ddl  is what I need - can someone verify the steps for me TIA, Karen Lynn Schuette
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
07/20/2011 11:25 AM
1 Replies and 1508 Views Manipulating Duplicate Records  1508  1 Started by  maalimsimo I have a need to identify duplicate Employee records in a temp file, based on USERID. Then I need to look at the duplicate record sets and look at the Emp Status: 1. If both (or all) records are INACTIVE, I do not need to report on them (i.e ignore them). 2, If a set (of duplicate records) has just one ACTIVE record, ignore the whole set. 3. If both (or all) records are ACTIVE, then report on them. Example set: {userid}              {Employee} &nbs...
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by  Derek CzarnyJump to last post
07/15/2011 4:24 PM
3 Replies and 1687 Views Static Form Text Missing in Portal, but Shows in LID  1687  3 Started by  Woozy I have a custom header/detail inquiry form, and I have a row of static text that appears fine in LID, but does not appear in Portal.  The form compiles without errors, and I've tried deleting the XML and using scrgen to regenerate it without success.  I've also cleared my IE cache and IOS cache without success. What am I missing Attached are the LID and Portal screenshots, as well as my .scr (renamed as .txt) Thanks for your help!  Kelly
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by  VenkatJump to last post
07/10/2011 3:32 PM
2 Replies and 1769 Views Insert into custom table  1769  2 Started by  JudeBac Hi All, Its that time of year when customization is needed for Benefits Open Enrollment. I need an advice on the easiest approach. In Benefits Open Enrollment 'Welcome' page, I will need to add a screen where an employee will acknowledge a required document (about 4 items). I will then need to insert these 4 items in to our custom table/database in the Lawson Server. Its been awhile that I have used Java and should have time to learn Perl, cgi, etc. What is the easiest or best to use in...
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
07/06/2011 2:24 PM
0 Replies and 1817 Views change to screen rules - Cause hanging?  1817  0 Started by  Deleted User The other day,  as users went into our system,  everyone was getting hung up or could not even get into Lawson.  We tracked it down (we think) to one custom program.  We re-compiled it just to see if that would work.  Then in our test environment, we managed to get it to hang once and then we decided to do an srgen (because of an odd message one user got).  After that, we could not get the system to hang again.  We had made an additonal screen rule, but we ...
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07/05/2011 6:57 AM
1 Replies and 1418 Views Modify Field Label in RSS  1418  1 Started by  Robert Spurr Does anyone know how to change the labels displayed in RSS.  Specifically I'm looking to change the 'Quote Required' label in the detail tab of the profile.  I've dug through HTML and JS files with no luck. Thanks in advance Robert
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by  Robert SpurrJump to last post
06/28/2011 3:22 PM
2 Replies and 4431 Views ladb.log  4431  2 Started by  Juanita where is this file located in lid
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
06/08/2011 5:25 PM
1 Replies and 1380 Views Pass values via button in 4GL  1380  1 Started by  Woozy I have a custom header/detail form, and I have included a button on the detail row that calls a second custom header/detail form.  I have a field in the header of first form that I want to pass to the header of the second form for data selection purposes. If it matters, I am using the 'W' type in the $TRANS section for the button and putting the called form in the Picture area. Is there a way for me to pass a value between the two forms via the button Thanks!
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by  WoozyJump to last post
06/02/2011 2:38 PM
3 Replies and 1411 Views EMSS upgrade with customization  1411  3 Started by  L G Hi I would like to know what steps we need to take during an EMSS and CBL upgrade We have a few customizations that we need to preserve. Does Lawson take a backup of EMSS modified files when we do an upgrade as it does during a CTP installation. Or do we have to manually take a backup of customizations What steps do you all follow before doing an upgrade of EMSS
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by  L GJump to last post
06/01/2011 10:54 AM
2 Replies and 1306 Views EMSS upgrade with customization  1306  2 Started by  L G Hi I would like to know what steps we need to take during an EMSS and CBL upgrade We have a few customizations that we need to preserve. Does Lawson take a backup of EMSS modified files when we do an upgrade as it does during a CTP installation. Or do we have to manually take a backup of customizations What steps do you all follow before doing an upgrade of EMSS
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by  L GJump to last post
06/01/2011 10:52 AM
1 Replies and 1495 Views Design Studio  1495  1 Started by  Demichener    We have a purchased, customized PR32.1 and PR32.2 with no design specifications that is no longer working correctly—a ‘passed’ variable appears to be truncated and some dropdowns are not working.  We’ve recently applied a payroll patch and an Env Upgrade to (from I’ve been asked to fix.          I’ve recreated a new PR32.1 and PR32.2 based off the Lawson delivered forms and I’m...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
05/03/2011 10:33 AM
2 Replies and 1851 Views Lawson S3 .sr coding  1851  2 Started by  Pramod Chandra Hi,       I have a custom table in ZZ system code M1LOOKUPVL Fields PROCESS-ID     Alpha (10)                 Primary Index key1 KEY2               Alpha (10)                 Primary Index key2 KEY3   ...
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
04/28/2011 4:37 PM
2 Replies and 2126 Views ESS/MSS Mobile App?  2126  2 Started by  Shari Hey All - Anyone know if Lawson is planning on supporting or releasing a mobile app for Employee / Manager Self-Service  We are getting ready to try out the Mobile Inbasket app...not sure if there is anything in the works for a similar offering for ESS/MSS.  -Shari
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by  ShariJump to last post
04/15/2011 12:26 PM
2 Replies and 1807 Views Web Browser DME Calls  1807  2 Started by  kwisser I am trying to find a way to perform a JOIN through a web browser DME call.  I'm currently using:;PO-NUMBER&select=28LAST-ACTIVITY>=03/08/201126LAST-ACTIVITY I would like to join in the POLINE table on PURCHORDER.PO-NUMBER = POLINE.PO-NUMBER.  Can someone help me with that syntax Thanks, Kevin
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by  kwisserJump to last post
03/08/2011 3:28 PM
1 Replies and 1126 Views .scr - going over 24 lines?  1126  1 Started by  Deleted User Is there a way to go over the 24 lines on a .scr  Is there a setting, or is this a built in restriction
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
02/19/2011 6:01 PM
9 Replies and 2130 Views Custom .skn file - can't update metadata  2130  9 Started by  CindyW We have a modified metadata/pameta/PA.skn file that was highlighted in a recent CTP.  We put our customization back in, using SKNDEF, recompiled, and ran srgen and xscrgen.  The form does work fine, but when we actually look in the pameta/PA.skn file, it does not have our customization in it (it's literally a one-line change).   Now, the original .skn file (that one was backed up in the CTP) does have the customization...(I'm assuming that's why it showed up as ...
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by  CindyWJump to last post
02/11/2011 2:38 PM
4 Replies and 1367 Views onclick event handler question  1367  4 Started by  Anthony I wanted to add a simple link to a .htm file when a user clicks on a word within the instructions section of the benbulletin_nh.htm file.  I was using &60;&97;&32;&104;&114;&101;&102;&61;&34;&46;&46;&46;&34;&32;&119;&105;&116;&104;&32;&116;&104;&101;&32;&111;&110;&99;&108;&105;&99;&107;&32;&101;&118;&101;&110;&116;&32;&104;&97;&110;&100;&108;&101;&114;&32;&97;&108;&111;&110;&103;&32;&119;&105;&116;&104;&32;&116;&104;&101;&32;&119;...
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by  Roger FrenchJump to last post
02/04/2011 2:21 PM
1 Replies and 1788 Views Adding Fields to the AP155 Check file output  1788  1 Started by  Brian Andrews How can I add fields to the current AP155 'Check' file  Is it as simple as modifing the AP155.rpt file to include the new fields and then populating the new field in the COBOL Thanks for the help Lawson programmer newbee!
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by  mark.cookJump to last post
02/04/2011 1:38 PM
1 Replies and 1767 Views Add employee drill-select to custom form  1767  1 Started by  Woozy I haven't done much (or anything) with drill previously, so I'm having trouble.  I have a custom form over a custom table.  This form has an EMPLOYEE field from the custom table, but doesn't have a COMPANY field (because the table doesn't have it). How do I make the drill-select for my EMPLOYEE field correctly return the employee list(s) like the HR11 EMPLOYEE field Attached is the .scr for my custom form. Thanks for your help!
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by  WoozyJump to last post
02/02/2011 2:03 PM
3 Replies and 1406 Views How to hide a button on a form  1406  3 Started by  Garry Ferwerda I have added a button to AC10.1 on the levels tab in the detail area for levels.   I only need the button on the second level address for certain activity groups.   Since the button was added to the detail form it appears on every row.   I have disabled the functionality of the button on the rows where it does not apply, but I would really like to have the button hidden or have the text removed from the button on the rows where it is not working.   &n...
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
01/19/2011 2:54 PM
5 Replies and 1797 Views Manager Self Service custom question  1797  5 Started by  thanef I have a question about the Employee Drill Around Info window on the Direct Reports screen in Manager Self Service. The Employee Drill Around Info icon loads another window which I can manipulate the characteristics here: manager.htm inside function drillwind(id) for scroll bar, etc. But how do I delete or comment out the links from that window  My HR dept needs several links hidden or taken out. At webappjs/drillTOhtml.xsl this section should do it but I cant find a list..... listEle...
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
01/19/2011 9:27 AM
1 Replies and 1351 Views Filter APIs  1351  1 Started by  Karen Sheridan I've inherited a set of programs that use the Filter APIs.  I'm making a year end mod and the data I'm getting back makes me wonder if its being used correctly.  I've look at the API manual and it is not very clear. If you use PERFORM 850-FILTER-NLT-BENSET4 after you have set the filter, do you use PERFORM 860-FIND-NEXT-BENSET4 to get the next record based on the filter I am filtering on plan type and plan code and I'm picking up, I think, plan codes that are not part of the fil...
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
12/15/2010 6:51 PM
4 Replies and 3481 Views Javascript AGS inquiry call?  3481  4 Started by  Roger French It's been awhile since I have had to build an javascript AGS call for inquiry, and I am doing one to return fields from the online screen, but I can't quite get the code/syntax to get the return fields on the inquiry. (I have no problem doing an ADD or CHANGE with AGS). Does anyone have a quick example of a javascript call for AGS say for the CU01, or the HR11 for example Or any other online screen I know there are other pre-built AGS inquiry calls especially for ESS but really I just need ...
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
12/14/2010 5:50 PM
1 Replies and 1488 Views DS batch job parameters  1488  1 Started by  Al Miller Unix - S3 - AP161 parameter PAYMENT-DATE: Users are forward dating by accident. I would like to (DS) setFormValue parameter with current-date. I can do this with a default value or OnBeforeTransaction but users are always re-using previously defined jobs (Inquire). Is there a way or form Event I can use to modify patameters after the Inquire Thanks in advance, Al
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by  John HenleyJump to last post
12/14/2010 3:53 PM
4 Replies and 1805 Views Change field label in PADICT  1805  4 Started by  Lisa Hodges We have a field that is on the PAEMPLOYEE table called RELATED_EMP. It shows up on HR11 on the Benefits Tab and is a yes/no field. We relabeled it on HR11 because we would never use this field and didn't want to have to use a user field for a field that we needed that was a yes/no field anyway. Now in the employee groups, it is pulling the label Related Employer from the PADICT table. Has anyone ever changed the label in the PADICT table. It looks like you'd have to change ITEM_NAME, HEADIN...
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by  Lisa HodgesJump to last post
12/10/2010 1:25 PM
2 Replies and 1532 Views Add DB Index with Drumping and Loading Data with dbreorg  1532  2 Started by  Randall Hey all, We recently created a new database index to the APINVOICE table on our development system.  We ran the dbreorg as it normally would and, with the amount of invoices in the system, took about 16 hours to complete the dump, load, and creation of the index. We then needed to refresh our database and it cleared out in index again and needed to be recreated.  After checking out the manuals, it looked like dbreorg -F would take care of this for us.  Since we were only add...
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by  RandallJump to last post
12/02/2010 2:28 PM
1 Replies and 1858 Views User login count  1858  1 Started by  JudeBac Good morning all. I would need to report on how many users login for the day. How did you accomplish this I am thinking of going to my Network admin (we are ldap bind), create a script at login page which willl insert into a custom lawson table or maybe at login page, log into a text file. Appreciate your assistance, Jude
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
12/02/2010 6:08 AM
2 Replies and 1465 Views Flooring a number in 4GL  1465  2 Started by  Woozy Hi All.  I'm working on a 4GL payroll custom calc that needs to take a value and floor it (i.e. round down to the nearest whole number).  How do I do this in 4GL/cobol If it matters, we're on DB2/Unix. Thanks!
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by  WoozyJump to last post
11/18/2010 8:56 AM
2 Replies and 1454 Views iSeries Print Directories  1454  2 Started by  Walter We run Lawson on a iSeries and as you may know, Lawson dynamically creates directories on the IFS to store the output.  For example, when I ran an instance of PR160, the following was created /LAW9/law/print/DSWK/pr160marwk/1/125820 I need to program a way to determine this directory in a custom program that is to be run after a user runs PR160.  The problem is the /125852 directory, that appears to be somewhat random.  What I did find out is that in PR160, th...
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by  WalterJump to last post
11/08/2010 2:06 PM
2 Replies and 1214 Views identify custom programs using a specific field  1214  2 Started by  SueS I have to identify all custom programs which use ben_salary_2 from the PAEMPLOYEE table. Is there any way to do this Thanks...
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by  SueSJump to last post
11/05/2010 12:10 PM
0 Replies and 1138 Views text field alignment issue  1138  0 Started by  Deleted User We are testing going from service pack .6 to .9 for LSF 9.0.0.   Since we have done that,  I have a custom form where the text fields are all aligning to the right rather than the left in Portal.  I looked at our .scr and cannot see anything obvious.  Has anyone else encountered this.  I tried deleting the xml and recompiling and doing and scrgen but no luck.
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10/19/2010 10:05 PM
0 Replies and 1303 Views Memory Fault Error  1303  0 Started by  ARaja One of my custom programs, throws memory fault error, When we trying to add the field help text for one particular field. How it can be resolved
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10/01/2010 4:38 AM
6 Replies and 1642 Views ESS - new version - trying to retrofit  1642  6 Started by  Karen Sheridan We have ESS in development and it looks a lot different from our previous version. I am trying to do some retrofits and we added address and phone number to the bottom of emppersonal.htm. So, now the grey box that goes around all the fields is too short. Does anyone know where the length of that box is coming from All of the pages that have that grey box appear to end in the same place on the screen. TIA, Karen
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by  NickJump to last post
09/15/2010 5:20 PM
2 Replies and 1837 Views New Portal Page in Design Studio  1837  2 Started by  TBonney I created a new portal page in Design Studio. It was done by simply selecting General > Web Page, resizing the object and then pointing to a custom .html document that I designed, by using the 'custom...' button on the right. Then, once saved, the new page is saved as an .xml document. My intent was to use this custom page in lieu of the LifeEventsSplash.htm that is used by default in Lawson in ESS for the Life Events Bookmark (and secure/lock all it's children bookmarks). However, now ...
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by  TBonneyJump to last post
09/13/2010 2:56 PM
1 Replies and 1291 Views Filter Courses in Training under ESS  1291  1 Started by  Lorena Hi, We are working on implementing the ESS training module. Our issue is that we would like to filter the courses list under the registration by course link. When we clicked on Registration by Course, we are getting a list with all the active trainings in the course table (it is using the condition 'current'). We have employees in different regions and we do not want the employee to register in a wrong region. I was thinking that if I put the employees in employee groups (pgemploy...
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by  Karen SheridanJump to last post
09/09/2010 3:57 PM
3 Replies and 1720 Views Changing Sort Order  1720  3 Started by  brihyn My user wants to change the search on the AM20.3 screen, Serial Numbers search. Currently in, I have this: DEFINE SELECT 'Serial Numbers' ID AM-ASI-S-0005 SCRFLD SERIAL-NBR-43 FILENAME AMASTITEM INDEX ASISET2 KEYRNG NXTKEY CURSCRFLD DSPFLDS SERIAL-NUMBER:'Serial', ITEM-NBR:'Item', ASSET:'Asset', TAG:'Tag', ASSET-GRP:'Group' RETURNS SERIAL-NUMBER INTO SERIAL-NBR-43 The search orders th...
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09/09/2010 3:02 PM
0 Replies and 1474 Views Default Function Code (FC) When Transferring via Button  1474  0 Started by  Leslie Osher Lawson defines the default in the screen definition: FC I I=Inquire In this case, the default FC is 'I' when you transfer to the screen via F8. But if you define a Lawson button to transfer to the same program, Lawson ignores the default and program starts with (A)dd or (C)hange, always the same, depending on the program: 2 PO-WINDOW W 12 CSWW SB PO20.1 The question is, can (I)nquiry or any other FC be forced on a button transfer
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09/02/2010 10:48 AM
1 Replies and 1325 Views SOA initiative  1325  1 Started by  Jamela I am posting this question for one of our SOA experts whose way more technical than I am.... Aside from the obvious database approaches, can other integration-based technologies be used to query data in Lawson such as JMS or Web Services. Also, if we wanted to run some really simple queries against the Lawson database, would there be any negative impact to the system. Seems like a simple question, but I don't want assume anything.
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by  KK - InforJump to last post
08/26/2010 11:25 AM
2 Replies and 1340 Views Stupid Question  1340  2 Started by  Scott Krueger I have worked on Lawson since version 5.x on the iSeries(AS/400). I am now getting back into the game and working on LSF 9 on the iSeries. My question is this. How do I modify source All of the source is in the IFS and not in LAWSRC9 like it was in Version 8.x. Is there a development tool I am missing Thanks!
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by  Scott KruegerJump to last post
08/25/2010 8:56 AM
1 Replies and 2643 Views Javascript DME return value of a user field to personal profile screen  2643  1 Started by  catcher_in_the_rye I am new to the javascript piece of portal programming and I am trying to add info from hrempusf to the personal profile screen in ESS. I have the right DME call when I post in a URL, but I am getting value of undefined from the debugger when trying to get the value on screen. Below is what I reverse engineered but my value for depPlanFields is erroring out undefined. I'm a newbie, but trying to learn on the fly. Thanks. function GetBemsID() { var DMEstr = 'https://lawson...
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by  Steven GrayJump to last post
08/24/2010 2:20 PM
1 Replies and 2649 Views Translation of 4GL names to iSeries  2649  1 Started by  Walter Does anyone have any idea how Lawson determines the iSeries RPG field names when custom tables are created in DBDEF We're migrating to LSF9 from 8.1. In 8.1 I created several files under a custom system code. When these files were created, the process came up with the field names. I know that the first character begins with 'D', the next three is the file prefix. But how it comes up with the remaining characters, is somewhat of a mystery. I wasn't too worried about it because I wrote m...
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by  Steven GrayJump to last post
08/24/2010 2:02 PM
5 Replies and 1861 Views Unix script writing needs Portal id  1861  5 Started by  Greg Moeller I'm trying to develop a Unix script, that I can call from a job name in Portal. (I already know one way of doing that.) I'm in need of the logged in persons id though, and am struggling on what I can use to find it out. I know that it exists in the LDAP as their cn and also as lwsnssoRMId, but how do I extract one of those values in my shell script I'm a little brain-dead today.
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
08/19/2010 4:49 PM
3 Replies and 1402 Views E@DBFINDnxt in LSF9  1402  3 Started by  Walter I'm in the process of migrating our custom programs from 8.1 to LSF9. The following is from one of those programs which has been working fine 8.1 C eval $FirstZAY = 'Y' C callp DNDBPXZAY1(EDBFINDbegrng) * Loop through Billing Header Records where status = 1 ...
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by  WalterJump to last post
08/19/2010 3:01 PM
4 Replies and 6167 Views Process flow Integration vs custom integration  6167  4 Started by  Deleted User We are going to be connecting to an external WEB HR package where we will need to integrate HR data via web services.&160; For example, we will need to send hire, transfer and fte changes to Lawson HR suite.&160; We are just starting to investigate whether using Process flow Integrator will give us better control and quicker development time than building our own customized solution&160;Any thoughts/recommendations We do not currenty have Process Flow Integrator, so this is an additional...
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by  David MillerJump to last post
07/29/2010 1:30 PM
3 Replies and 1594 Views AP20.2 Customization  1594  3 Started by  sea2sky The folks in AP are complaining about the number of keystrokes required for non-PO and PO invoices. They probably use less than 20 of the fields and would like a stripped down custom version of AP20.2. Has anyone ever done one of those If we outsourced the code, how much should we budget for it Thanks.
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
07/29/2010 9:20 AM
2 Replies and 1241 Views RSS customization  1241  2 Started by  thanef Where do I go to add text or information to a RSS screen On Unix platform.
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by  thanefJump to last post
07/21/2010 12:46 PM
2 Replies and 2725 Views How does the BEGRNG - NXTRNG work?  2725  2 Started by  Demichener I'm trouble-shooting an existing program that uses the BEGRNG and NXTRNG commands. Can anyone explain to me how this works When using these, is the table read sequetially; or is the table read in the sequence of the index key Also, Lawson's data documentation often has key fields listed with '*'. Does anyone know what the '*' means
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by  Marc BurnesJump to last post
07/21/2010 10:08 AM
2 Replies and 1466 Views javascript events - AM190 customized  1466  2 Started by  Deleted User Hey friends, have a question for you... I am new so if info is missing, let me know! We have a customized AM190 form which when accessed prompts the user with a dialog box that says hey you are about to post and cannot reverse this action, do you want to continue. We found that some users do a AM180 first and then come into do a AM190. But we also found others might login and go straight to AM190. We have been looking at code from a previous developer which we are also trying to de...
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
06/18/2010 9:58 AM
10 Replies and 1643 Views Hiding DELETE button from standard lawson form  1643  10 Started by  Saurabh Hi All We are on LSF9.0.0.4, Aps 8.1 MSP5 on Win 2003 server. Trying to hide the DELETE option from the PO15 main screen (however it needs to be availaible from the Dropdown with the INQUIRE tab)-hence cannot use security to take away access to the DELETE button. I have access to design studio but not able to find the PO15 standard form Please advise regards Saurabh
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by  SaurabhJump to last post
06/08/2010 8:30 AM
4 Replies and 1441 Views libdef global working storage  1441  4 Started by  Robert Gurus: I have added a global working storage to $LAWDIR/wslib and defined it using libdef as type wslib. When I invoke the wslib the compiler complains of variables not defined in Working Storage. I examined libdef's help file, it looks like I did define it correctly, what did I do wrong
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by  RobertJump to last post
05/24/2010 5:43 PM
1 Replies and 1421 Views skndef etc.  1421  1 Started by  Ragu Raghavan HR11 has this field USER-LEVEL. When you click F6/Define, it opens up HR80.7. I have custom HR80.7 called H180.7. I went into skndef test HR and changed the formID of the key (HHZ) from HR80.7 to H180.7. I recompiled H180, HR11 I did a srgen I did a tmcontrol -rp on HR11, HR80, H180. Yet, when I do a F6 on the field from HR11, it still brings up the HR80.7 and not my custom screen. What do I need to do stop/statlaw Thanks. Ragu
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
05/21/2010 10:54 AM
2 Replies and 1869 Views Increase Field Length for HR11 User fields  1869  2 Started by  ArthurThum Has anyone done, or knows how to code the changes necessary to increase the Alpha fields from 10 to say 15 characters Has anyone done this Or any other way to attach a field longer than ten characters to an employee if thats not easy, or potentially desruptive to standard Lawson HR processing
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by  ArthurThumJump to last post
04/20/2010 3:18 PM
6 Replies and 2668 Views Getting Design Studio to see a form  2668  6 Started by  TommyT I need to make a change to a PA form in out test1 directory. I've moved a copy of the form's xml to ....\apps\persistdata\lawson\portal\content\forms which is where all the other forms we are working on are located. My problem is that Design Studio does not appear to see the form. When I go to the UI designer and enter the product line all the OTHER forms are listed in the box but this one isnt. I know im making some kind of basic mistake...any ideas
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by  TommyTJump to last post
04/14/2010 9:44 AM
1 Replies and 2536 Views SETLL/Read previous (RPG)  2536  1 Started by  BobP In Lawson speak, could someone please tell me what would be Lawson's equivalent to SETLL/READP Thanks, bob
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by  PBLJump to last post
04/14/2010 8:39 AM
2 Replies and 1525 Views Pay Frequency Discription Location  1525  2 Started by  Wade-T I am building an interface for a third party application that wants to know the Pay Frequency for our employees. The EMPLOYEE.PAY_FREQUENCY field has the 1, 2, 3, 4 items, but I am having trouble finding a corresponding table that houses the descriptions for PAY_FREQUENCY like the ones shown on screen PR21.1. I went through the HR/PR Data File documents, but was not successful in finding it. It is probably right in front of my face, but i don't see it. Thank you,
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by  Wade-TJump to last post
04/13/2010 11:33 AM
4 Replies and 1329 Views Customizing Portal Find/Filter Option  1329  4 Started by  Deleted User Good morning, all - Our portal users have requested we research the feasibility of customizing their record search option - currently, when searching for an employee by name or SSN, the default search is 'Find'. Since we began using the portal in 2005, this option has been extremely slow, and because of the number of records we have in our database and the volume of turnover/rehire employees, using 'filter' is faster and provides the records they need. Has anyone customized this option ...
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by  NickJump to last post
04/08/2010 12:29 PM
1 Replies and 1530 Views 4GL GEN API  1530  1 Started by  Robert Can 4GL read GEN tables
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by  Arvin OjalesJump to last post
03/19/2010 12:18 PM
2 Replies and 3521 Views perl CPAN install of SOAP::lite on AIX  3521  2 Started by  Deborah Creek On our test apps server we have used perl CPAN&160;to install SOAP::lite and are using a cgi program to call a web service.&160; We have not come across any issues with this impacting existing Lawson utilities.&160; Does anyone have experience with using CPAN to add to&160;Lawson's perl install&160;or know of potential concerns for us to investigate Is there a way for me to determine what perl programs exist in Lawson so we can test them specifically We are on AIX 6.1 64-bit Websphere ...
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by  RobertJump to last post
03/12/2010 3:30 PM
3 Replies and 1544 Views File Description Specifications - LSF9  1544  3 Started by  bprouty We are on the iSeries, going to Environment and Applications so we now need to setup our programs in the IFS.&160; We are getting some of it figured out but are stumped with some of it.&160; How are non-Lawson files handled in LSF9 that were identified on File Description Specifications in Lawson V8&160; Any hints would be appreciated.&160; Thanks
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by  Steven GrayJump to last post
03/08/2010 10:29 AM
2 Replies and 1444 Views Explanation of Field  1444  2 Started by  Deleted User Can someone explain the DPTLVL&160;field in the FILEREL&160;table in GEN&160;
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
03/01/2010 11:47 AM
3 Replies and 2420 Views CSV INFO Data Structure  2420  3 Started by  Robert Back to well once again. boy...just about every time I want to use an API. I have a workdef file with a DED prefix.&160; I want to make sure the interface is found prior to a 800-READCSV, else I get a run-time-exception.&160; According to the API doc, I&160;use INFO-FOUND. So, I added the following to my code: INITIALIZE DEDINFO-FOUND. STRING WS-DEDUCTION-FILE DELIMITED BY SIZE &160; INTO WS-FILE-SYSTEM. DISPLAY DEDINFO-FOUND. For the moment, I am leaving the remainder of the code ...
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by  RobertJump to last post
03/01/2010 11:27 AM
10 Replies and 1880 Views System variables not available in MFCOBOL any longer  1880  10 Started by  Roger French &160;I'm in a bit of a bind. This is AIX. We have several programs where a call to a Unix script is made using a preset system variable, such as $ATEMP Ok. I'm the 'lawson' user. When I log on to the server, and do a cd $ATEMP &160;or echo $ATEMP it does it ok, no problems. But when I run a program which uses the $ATEMP such as CALL 'SYSTEM' USING WS-COMMANDS. ... where WS-COMMANDS = $ATEMP/runscript.ksh &160;(for example) I'm checking the job logs and it's saying it can't find /runscr...
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by  wilcoxmadJump to last post
02/22/2010 2:17 PM
5 Replies and 1487 Views Adding a new index to EMPLOYEE fails  1487  5 Started by  Robert Gurus. I used to be happy...I used to have&160;a 6 handicap....I used to have a full head of hair...then I started working with Lawson. It brings me to my knees every day. I defined a new index on EMPLOYEE, it is contatenated on COMPANY and FICA-NBR.&160; I did a debreorg.&160; I&160;can initialize the index in 4GL and invoke an API&160;call on it...but it fails after that. IOS reports that the index is invalid. &160; &160;
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by  RobertJump to last post
02/19/2010 2:42 PM
2 Replies and 1214 Views Accessing DB-FIRST-NAME-UC; DB-LAST-NAME-UC  1214  2 Started by  Robert Gurus: I generated my program using pgmdef.&160; The system code is PR. When&160;I painted, I see the EMPLOYEE table as a relation. I want to read the EMPLOYEE table using EMPSET6. When I move to DB-FIRST-NAME-UC and/or DB-LAST-NAME-UC the compiler throws the error Operand DB-FIRST-NAME-UC not declared. Other PR applications are using this working storage variable, e.g. PR33. &160;
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by  RobertJump to last post
02/19/2010 12:13 PM
4 Replies and 1937 Views May want to increase field length on PA52 screen  1937  4 Started by  Wade-T We have a feeder system that updates the PERSACTION table nightly. One issue we have is that some e-mails come in that are longer than 30 characters long and after the PA100 is run the HR user needs to enter the correct e-mail address on HR11. Would it be okay to adjust the sive limit of the NEW_VALUE_1-36 fields to be 60 If so, would I need to run a blddbdict or recompile I realise anythin I do would also be changed back when we upgrade.
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by  Sam SimpsonJump to last post
02/18/2010 4:14 PM
0 Replies and 1502 Views Custom Help solved.  1502  0 Started by  Robert Customizing help.&160; You must set your terminal env to pt80-e From LID:&160; export term=pt80-e Now access the form using lapm: lapm productline programcode Navigate to the Help interface F1; H. Form; A.Form If you don't know what your are doing, take your time and pay attention.&160; *via pgmdef.&160; You&160;must to set the 'In Producton On' to the&160;value appropriate for&160;your Lawson environment or it won't work. According to Lawson, you are supposed to recompile yo...
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02/18/2010 1:00 PM
2 Replies and 1184 Views 4GL .SCR TRANS Section  1184  2 Started by  Robert I thought there was a document that document the record layout and two character contstructs of the TRANS screen section
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by  RobertJump to last post
02/10/2010 11:24 AM
2 Replies and 1555 Views Update Home Addr but not Supplemental Addr  1555  2 Started by  ShawnV If a user has the same Home address &&160;Supplemental address, when a change is made to the Home address on HR11, the Supplemental address is updated with the same change. Is there anyway to NOT have the Supplemental address updated when a change is made to the Home address We would like the users to change their Home &&160;Supplemental address separately via the ESS Employee Address page.&160; However, a user can't change only their Home address if their Supplemental address was ...
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by  Jimmy ChiuJump to last post
02/05/2010 11:06 AM
5 Replies and 1682 Views ESS Pages migration to LSF9, Need help..  1682  5 Started by  Sushil Makhijani Hello Everybody, We are planning to migrate current ESS forms from 8.1.0 to lsf9.0, I have no experience on LSF, so I don't know how the pages can be. Also we have requirement to use ASP &&160;HTML only (No Design Studio), would like to know if it is possible, please give suggestions.. Thanks, Sushil..
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
02/05/2010 8:35 AM
1 Replies and 1196 Views API 1000-CHK-WF-STATUS Service Not Defined.  1196  1 Started by  Robert I am all over this forum. I am trying to validate a service, once I accomplish that I am hoping to generate the workunit header. I built a simple flow and uploaded it. I defined the service in PFlow admin.&160;&160;&160; I then created a workunit and triggered the flow, and I received an email. At this point I am simply trying to validate the service in my 4GL program.&160; According to the docs, this is what I&160;need to do: 005000&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160; INITIALIZE WFA...
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by  RobertJump to last post
02/04/2010 3:04 PM
11 Replies and 1828 Views Compile error when accessing global STRWS  1828  11 Started by  Robert Greetings to the Forum 4GL program construction in LSF9.&160; I want to use the 900-LOWER-TO-UPPER API. I move WS-DB-PRODUCT-LINE TO WS-CASE-CONV-VALUE. I receive the following compile error: **&160;&160;&160; Operand WS-CASE-CONV-VALUE is not declared &160;
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by  RobertJump to last post
01/25/2010 5:22 PM
7 Replies and 2704 Views Move BN ProgramCode  2704  7 Started by  JudeBac We have a BN&160;834 custom code for BlueCross. This is in ver 8.1. Now we are upgrading our application and environment to 9.0.1. I used KB 127186 pgmdump/pgmload to move the custom BN 834 file to our 'LAWDIR\bnsrc', this did not work. The article also has a warning that it might not work if the source and target productlines are not the same. I also tried metadumppgm/metaloadpgm as per GSC which also did not work. Note that we do not have design studio. Please assist and share the steps to m...
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by  JudeBacJump to last post
01/25/2010 1:34 PM
3 Replies and 2370 Views Changing PAGESIZE in .cfg file  2370  3 Started by  Kenlot Default report page size is 60 lines per page, That can be changed by using rptgen and that works fine. Have tried to set pagesize in the .cfg file for a certain program so I don't have to remeber doing that when compiling the program. This doesn't work - I&160;still get the 60 line report length as is default.
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by  KenlotJump to last post
01/25/2010 6:06 AM
1 Replies and 1639 Views COBOL Calendar Names  1639  1 Started by  Roger French &160;Hello, I'm doing some customizations within CASE/4GL COBOL for Lawson, and I'm using some of the Date/Time API's. What are the actual values which I can use as a calendar input for these API's I can't find any documentation on the values, and I don't see the name value of a calendar. I just want to use a standard or system calendar. What is the name I can use within COBOL Any ideas &160; Thanks in advance, Roger
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by  Ragu RaghavanJump to last post
01/20/2010 4:46 PM
6 Replies and 5351 Views recurring jobs and date parameters  5351  6 Started by  Greg Moeller The need:&160; Schedule a reccurring job (recdef) to automatically feed in a required date parameter that is always moving.&160; Users want the job to run every monday with the previous monday's date in it. Anyone ever fool around with the GEN/JOBSTEP table -specifically the PARAMS column in a script I'm told that 2201001041 somehow is representative of 010410&160; or maybe 01042010, but I can't seem to get the pattern. Anyone have any suggestions/thoughts/comments&160;&160; Is there a...
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by  Greg MoellerJump to last post
01/13/2010 4:17 PM
2 Replies and 1462 Views Method to collect email and cell number is ESS  1462  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 1617 Views Benefits Enrollment increase screen size  1617  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 2318 Views default on AdvanceSearch  2318  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 1497 Views Changing field names  1497  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
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