• Subject: Re: new bug: locked up while viewing spool file
  • From: "paul cunnane" <paul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2000 09:24:35 +0100

> 3) The END key still occasionally positions to the wrong place in SEU.
>       (it goes to the end of the field instead of the position following
>       the last nonblank character)  Again, I haven't been able to figure
>       out a pattern to this -- it works as it should most of the time.

I don't know if it has anything to do with this issue, but there are two
ways the AS/400 handles trailing blanks in a field.  Sometimes it fills with
actual blank (x'40') characters; sometimes it fills with what look like
nulls.  This is based on experience years ago with real 5250 terminals and
the extended display toggle (remember when that was a physical switch on the
front panel?).

So, if the End key handler is looking for the last non-blank character in a
field, maybe it is forgetting to take into account nulls as well?

Just a thought.


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