COOL! Thanks Robert. It's nice to have someone that knows something about this so handy. I'll get into work tomorrow and try it out first thing! Thanks again! ************************** Jim Sehi Loveland, Colorado email: firstname.lastname@example.org "I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather, not screaming like the passengers in his car!" ************************** -----Original Message----- From: Robert A. Rogerson <email@example.com> To: JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com <JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com> Date: Thursday, January 29, 1998 10:14 PM Subject: Re: JBA Batch Jobs >Ah...something I know about. Jim, look at the task you wish to submit. >There will be an interactive program (the screen) and hopefully a batch >program. > >If this is the case then when you enter the schedule number (add a new >scheduled task) you may press F24 to call a task which has been previously >created. By pressing F24 you will receive the interactive screen were you >may fill in any parameters that you desi9re. The value you select are >stored wi9th the scheduled task and when the job runs through the scheduler >these parameters will be used. The draw back to this is that I have not >found a way to use dates. The date seems to be static and the task must be >scheduled separately for each new date. > >The second case (remember JBA's consistency) is to submit the job directly >for the interactive program. I think Pick notes (Style - 12/STOEB, Base - >12/OEB) may be a case of this. The task will not have a batch job. This >type of task can not be scheduled without modification. What is required >is that the program be split into an interactive program (the screen) and a >batch job. The screen must set L#RTCD to ' Y' (blank Y) before ending. >This will cause the batch job (a new task must have been created) to run. >This new task can be scheduled. > >Phew....so many words, so little time... > >If you have any problems feel free to ask. > >Robert A. Rogerson > >---------- >> From: Jim Sehi <firstname.lastname@example.org> >> To: JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com >> Subject: JBA Batch Jobs >> Date: Thursday, January 29, 1998 5:04 AM >> >> We are trying to automate some jobs within machine manager. Several of >> these batch jobs, when called from the JBA menu system, present a prompt >> screen... then submit the job to batch. Some of these "prompt" screens >> check for availability, security, and exclusivity. >> >> Luckily the one I am working on only asks for the stockroom you wish to >> process. I would like to submit the job to batch without prompting the >> user for the stockroom.... specifically for batch allocation runs. Has >> anyone tried doing this? >> >> I attempted to create a new task without the interactive job, scheduling >it >> through machine manager... but it fails. I then created a custom version >> of the batch CLP program, manually loaded the LDA within it, but the >batch >> program never gets executed. >> >> HELP! >> ****************************** >> Jim Sehi >> Sr. Programmer/Analyst >> Hach Company >> 5600 Lindbergh Drive >> Loveland, Colorado 80538 >> >> Email: email@example.com >> Phone: 970-663-1377 x2538 >> Fax: 970-669-2932 >> ****************************** >> >> +--- >> | This is the JBA Software Users Mailing List! >> | To submit a new message send your mail to "JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com". >> | To unsubscribe from this list send email to >JBAUSERS-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. >> | Questions should be directed to the list owner: firstname.lastname@example.org. >> +--- >+--- >| This is the JBA Software Users Mailing List! >| To submit a new message send your mail to "JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com". >| To unsubscribe from this list send email to JBAUSERS-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. >| Questions should be directed to the list owner: email@example.com. >+--- >uucp +--- | This is the JBA Software Users Mailing List! | To submit a new message send your mail to "JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to JBAUSERS-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner: firstname.lastname@example.org. +---
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