Can't you have clickable hotspots for F-Keys in CA/400 ?

Then you could have the user click the function key area.

Think of a touch screen as providing mouse click input so whatever it takes for a click to trigger something is what you need to do.

Could also create some macros or VbScripting to trigger the enter key as well perhaps.

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date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:59:59 +0000
from: Otto Meyn <meyno@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: [MAPICS-L] Programming Question re touch screens.

Can anyone help?

I have a green screen app that displays, in graphical form, the daily load capacity of a work center.
Currently, if I place the cursor in the bar graph area on the screen and press enter, I get a detail report of the jobs, displayed immediately on the screen, (Spool File report) The program knows the cursor position; Each bar is a different day and gives me the appropriate data for that day.

Xxx xxx
Xxx xxx xxx xxx
Xxx xxx xxx xxx
Xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx xxx

I have touch screen on the shop floor.

I would like this same function but just touch the bar graph on the screen, currently I touch but have to press enter.

How can I program the touch screen display to react to the touch?
I do not want to use a mouse or keyboard.

Thanks ahead of time.

DSPATR(SP) for light pen did not work or I was missing something else.




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