Wow... that's good to know.   We just received a bunch of Symbol RF
terminals that we need to do the exact same thing with.  I had been
struggling with that subsystem issue for awhile!


On Thu, 17 Jan 2002, Jim Langston wrote:

> Dan,
> Thanks!  That did the trick.
> I simply added a works station entry for QINTER for SCAN* and set it
> for *ENTER.
> I left everything else alone, including QINTER's workstation type entry
> of *ALL.  I reset the device 10 times, and every time it has come up in
> the SCANNER subsystem.  Before it was 50/50 or so.
> I guess a Workstation entry with *ENTER is effectively an *OMIT for signon.
> To answer your question: we are using Symbol 6842 scanners which we got last
> May.  Their screens look to be 21 characters across by 16 lines down.  They
> seem to work well.
> Message: 13
> From: "Dan Turkeltaub" <>
> jim,
> we also have scanners as 5250 devices and have an interactive subsystem for
> them. here's what to do...
> - add a workstation entry to subsystem qinter for workstation name SCAN*,
> with
> an allocation at *ENTER
> - add a workstation entry to subsystem scanner for workstation name SCAN*
> with
> an allocation at *SIGNON
> - remove any workstation entries you made refering to device type.
> this did the trick for us.
> which scanner are you using? we have intermec 2425's, but we're looking for
> an
> alternative that has a bigger screen.

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