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Trigger question



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Hello all,

I have a trigger program which calls after an update to a database file,
that works fine.

A requirement has come up where some of the processing which is done by
the trigger program will need some user input by way of an interactive
screen. Instead of adding this screen to the trigger program I was
looking at adding a call to a new program from the trigger program. I'm
trying to work out if this will cause any problems - the trigger program
will be active for the duration of the time that the screen is displayed
and processed.

The obvious problem I've though of is the danger of trying to open the
display file in a batch job, but we can cater for this. But what I cant
work out is if this call to an intractive program will cause any issues
within the trigger program.

My initial thoughts are that this is likely to be a bad idea, but I'm
not really sure why!

Hopefully I've made that clear

Simon

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