At 08:50 PM 10/27/97, Mark Lazarus wrote:
>David,
>
>>Does anyone know of a way to add a command to the commandline stack 
>>so that pressing F9 will retreive it?
>>
>>I'd like to create a program that will build a command line and push 
>>it onto the stack so that the user just has to press F9 to retrieve 
>>it.
>
> I haven't tried this, but I think that it's the *EXT msgq (or is it the
>*PGM), msg type *RQS.

I just tried this. It's interesting. When I specified *PRV or *SAME, the
command showed up in the history, but F9 did not retrieve it. When I
specified *EXT, the command showed up in the history but could not be
retrieved until I called QCMD, which executed it. It appears that the
command has to have been executed to be retrieved, although this is not the
behavior exhibited when you prompt a command and press F3/F12. These
commands, although never "run", can be retrieved.

Hmmmmmm!

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480


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