• Subject: Re: Colored Break Messages
  • From: "Al Barsa, Jr." <barsa2@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 12:29:57 -0800

At 01:13 AM 01/18/2000 -0600, you wrote:
>Does anyone know how to send a "colored" break message?
>In the past, I have received critical error messages
>(i.e. disk failures) in red text.  I am familar with
>the hexidecimal codes used for coloring screen text.
>I have successfully used these hex codes in DDS and
>within source members.  However, if I try to use
>these hex codes as part of a string for a break message,
>it is unsuccessful.  Any ideas?

I don't think that you can do it.

I used to insert colors into text fields and the like on the System/38, and 
IBM got mad at me for doing it, so they purged any inserted attribute bytes 
into IBM data fields with the AS/400 came out.


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