Using version 0.17.3 with SLES 10. It works almost perfectly with this one
exception. We have custom as400 menus that have a 2 character option field
to select your option. If I take a single digit menu option to run a
program... when I exit the program, it returns to the menu with the cursor
in the second position of the option field. Technically, that is where the
cursor was when it left the menu, but it needs to reset back to the first
position of that field. We don't have this cursor problem with Client
Access or tn5250 0.16.5 in windows. Also, if I use a single digit option
that calls a submenu, backing out of that submenu does return the cursor to
the beginning of the option field of the previous menu.

I tried to cheat and map the enter key to do a field home and then enter,
which worked perfectly...except for when you have to press enter when there
are no fields on the screen (like when you sign on and your user is already
signed on). I could map enter to do a field home/reset/enter, but that's a
little too hackish for me.

We had this exact same bug using tn5250j, but one of our java developers
was able to fix it. He says he just had to comment one line of code out to
make it work right. I'm hoping this can be fixed that easily.

I'm definitely no C programmer, and I don't know much about the 5250
protocol, but I may be able to figure this out if someone could guide me to
the general area of the source to look at. Should I be looking in
session.c or display.c? In all of the source files, there are 318 lines
that include the word I have it narrowed down that far, I
think. =) I'll take any help or advice I can get on this one...


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