• Subject: Re: Adding commands to stack (F9)?
  • From: Roger Vicker <rvicker@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 20:04:19 -0600
  • Organization: Vicker Programming


I think it has something to do with if the message has been marked as
If you get a key on the SNDMSG command and then do a RCVMSG using that
key there
is a parm that allows you to mark it used.

There is a way to send the message as a *RQS type and then when you call
is executed.

I wrote a menu system years ago on the S/38 that did most of this but a
different so that it became a "request processor" so that it could be an
and options could be CNLRQS'd with control returned to the menu program.

Roger Vicker, CCP

Vern Hamberg wrote:

> 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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