• Subject: Keyboard Mapping for AS/400 VT100 Telnet
  • From: pault@xxxxxxxxx (Paul Tykodi)
  • Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 17:53:15 -0500

Hi,

I've seen a few people requesting information about how to activate 5250 
function keys when using Telnet VT100 emulation to reach their AS/400. The 
chart below lists the keystrokes to activate some of the standard 5250 
functions when operating in Telnet mode.

Default 5250 Function           VT100 Key(s)

Attention                               <CTRL-A>
                                        <ESC><A>

Backspace                               <Backspace or CTRL-H>
Clear Screen                            <ESC><C>
Cursor Down                             <Down Arrow>
Cursor Left                             <Left Arrow>
Cursor Right                            <Right Arrow>
Cursor Up                               <Up Arrow>
Delete                                  <Delete>
Duplicate                               <ESC><D>
Enter                                   <Return or CTRL-M>
Erase Input                             <CTRL-E>

Error Reset                             <CTRL-R>
                                        <ESC><R>

Field Advance                   <Tab or CTRL-I>
Field Backspace                 <ESC><Tab or CTRL-I>

Field Exit                              <CTRL-K>
                                        <CTRL-X>
                                        <ESC><X>

Field Minus                             <ESC><M>

Help                                    <CTRL-Question Mark>
                                        <ESC><H>

Home                                    <CTRL-O>

Insert                                  <ESC><I>
                                        <ESC><Delete>

New Line                                <ESC><Line Feed or CTRL-J>

Page Down                               <CTRL-D>
(Roll Up)                               <CTRL-F>

Page Up                         <CTRL-B>
(Roll Down)                             <CTRL-U>

Print                                   <CTRL-P>
                                        <ESC><P>

Redraw                                  <CTRL-L>
Screen                                  <ESC><L>

System                                  <CTRL-C>
Request                         <ESC><S>

Test Request                            <CTRL-T>
Toggle Indicator Lights         <ESC><T>
F1                                      <ESC><1>
F2                                      <ESC><2>
F3                                      <ESC><3>
F4                                      <ESC><4>
F5                                      <ESC><5>
F6                                      <ESC><6>
F7                                      <ESC><7>
F8                                      <ESC><8>
F9                                      <ESC><9>
F10                                     <ESC><0>
F11                                     <ESC><Minus>
F12                                     <ESC><Equal>
F13                                     <ESC><Exclamation>
F14                                     <ESC><At Sign>
F15                                     <ESC><Pound>
F16                                     <ESC><Dollar>
F17                                     <ESC><Percent>
F18                                     <ESC><Circumflex Accent>
F19                                     <ESC><Ampersand>
F20                                     <ESC><Asterisk>
F21                                     <ESC><Left parenthesis>
F22                                     <ESC><Right parenthesis>
F23                                     <ESC><Underline>
F24                                     <ESC><Plus>

HTH

/Paul
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Paul Tykodi, Technical Director                 E-mail: pault@praim.com
Praim Inc.                                           Tel: 603-431-0606
140 Congress St., #2                                Fax: 603-436-6432
Portsmouth, NH  03801-4019



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