• Subject: Re: New GUI screens in V 3.5
  • From: "Robert A. Rogerson" <rogerson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jan 1998 21:43:55 -0500

Just to add my two cents, from what I have seen of Style V3.5.0 it is all
screen scrapes.  No checkboxes, combo boxes, etc.  The only controls I have
seen are text boxes and labels.  They are even staying with a '1' or '0' on
a Boolean field (when it's not 'Y' or 'N' or '1' and blank or 'Y' and
blank).  I hope they hire so PC people to improve the PC interface instead
of using green on black people to tell PC users what they should be seeing.

Sorry about bad mouthing JBA but I just finished recovering from 103
duplicate invoices (no exaggeration) that were all posted to AR and GL with
incorrect amounts.

Robert A. Rogerson

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> From: Dan Thomas <DThomas@lpw-mdi.com>
> To: 'jbausers-l@midrange.com'
> Subject: New GUI screens in V 3.5
> Date: Wednesday, January 28, 1998 10:52 PM
> 
> I'm curious if anyone is actually using any of the new Visual Basic
> screens shown by JBA in their technology previews and demos while they
> were selling us.  We recently received the Explorer CD (V 3.5), but all
> the screens still look like the same screen scraper screens we had with
> Client Workspace.  I've also been unable to get anyone at JBA to explain
> how these new screens are to be modified.  Is it done using Visual Basic
> tools, something like Designer provided with Client Workspace or by
> modifying the AS/400 RPG code?  It is kind of incredible to me that no
> one has been able to answer this question since this is supposed to be
> their future direction for screen presentation.  
> 
> Dan Thomas
> Sr. VP Information Systems
> Medical Distribution, Inc.
> Louisville, KY   USA
> 1-800-870-9526  ext 120
> email  DThomas@lpw-mdi.com
> 
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