We were thinking about doing the same thing.  If I could read the stack, though,
I could
check to see if the program is already running before I call it.  That would
make it quicker
for me to make the changes if that's not a big deal.

Marc Zylka 
WestPoint Stevens, Inc.


>We use a parm to tell when we call program b from another program, say a.
>We disable the function keys in program b when not called from a menu but
>from another program using a function key.  The users are forced to return
>to program a.  This keeps the users from getting lost...  This is much
>simpler than trying to read/control the program stack.  One level of JUMP
>only.  You can also have your parm allow for several levels, each one
>holding the from program name, say 10 levels with a second parm being an
>array of 10 element of 10 chars to hold each program name.
>
>Christopher K. Bipes                mailto:ChrisB@Cross-Check.com
>Sr. Programmer/Analyst                mailto:Chris_Bipes@Yahoo.com
>CrossCheck, Inc.                    http://www.cross-check.com
>6119 State Farm Drive                Phone: 707 586-0551 x 1102
>Rohnert Park  CA  94928                Fax: 707 586-1884




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