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1.5 The Major LANSA Developer Menus

The first menu that is presented when LANSA is started is the MAIN SYSTEM MENU. This menu controls access to all other components of the system:

 

 pppSYSMENU             Main System Menu      Current Task ID XXXXXXXX

                                                                      

 Enter number of function or place cursor on same line and press Enter

                                                                      

 __  1. Use a process                                                 

     2. Submit a process to batch                                     

     3. Field control menu                                            

     4. File control menu                                             

     5. Process control menu                                          

     6. Housekeeping menu                                             

     7. Work with Administration Tasks                                

     8. Display submitted jobs - workstation                          

     9. Display submitted jobs - user                                 

    10. Display workstation message queue                             

    11. Exit from LANSA                                               

                                                                      

                                                                      

 Fnn=HELP  Fnn=Exit   Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages  Fnn=Chg Tsk ID        

                                                                      

 

 

From this screen it is possible (if you are authorized) to:

Current Task ID

If you have Task Tracking active and you sign on with a Task ID, you will find that the Current Task ID is displayed on every screen. You can change the current Task ID if you are authorized to do so.

The menu that controls the definition and amendment of fields is the Field Control Menu:

 

pppDICMENU          Field Control Menu       Current Task ID XXXXXXXX

                                                                      

 Enter number of function or place cursor on same line and press Enter

                                                                      

 __  1. Create new field definitions                                  

     2. Review or change field definitions                            

     3. Review or change field multilingual attributes                

     4. Review, change or create field validation checks              

     5. Review, change or create field HELP text                      

     6. Print field definitions                                       

     7. Create new system variable definitions                        

     8. Review or change system variable definitions                  

     9. Create new multilingual variables                             

    10. Review or change multilingual variables                       

    11. Create or re-create a field reference file                    

    12. Exit from LANSA                                               

                                                                      

 Fnn=HELP  Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages  Fnn=Chg Tsk Id

                                                                      

 

 

Note that only entries which you are authorized to use will appear on your menu. Multilingual entries will only appear in a multilingual partition. The Current Task ID is only displayed   if Task Tracking is active. For more information about Task Tracking, refer to 1.11 Task Tracking.

The menu that controls the definition and amendment of files is the File Control Menu:

 

 pppFILMENU            File Control Menu     Current Task ID XXXXXXXX

                                                                      

 Enter number of function or place cursor on same line and press Enter

                                                                      

 __  1. Create a new file definition                                  

     2. Review or change a file definition                            

     3. Delete a file definition                                      

     4. Make new or amended file definition operational               

     5. Print file definitions                                        

     6. Bulk Load of OTHER Files                                      

     7. Exit from LANSA                                               

                                                                      

                                                                      

                                                                      

                                                                      

 Fnn=HELP  Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages  Fnn=Chg Tsk Id

                                                                      

 

 

Note that only entries which you are authorized to use will appear on your menu. The Current Task ID is only displayed   if Task Tracking is active.

The Bulk Load of OTHER files is optionally available in each partition. To enable this option for a partition, you must use the LANSA Import facility and import from save file LS@BULKLOD.

The menu that controls the definition and amendment of processes is the Process Control Menu:

 

 pppPROMENU         Process Control Menu      Current Task ID XXXXXXXX

                                                                      

 Enter number of function or place cursor on same line and press Enter

                                                                      

 __  1. Create a new process definition                               

     2. Review or change a process definition                         

     3. Delete a process definition                                   

     4. Compile a process from new or amended definition              

     5. Review, change or create process HELP text                    

     6. Print process definitions                                     

     7. Use a process                                                 

     8. Submit a process to batch                                     

     9. Turn LANSA debugging mode on                                  

    10. Turn LANSA debugging mode off                                 

    11. Exit from LANSA                                               

                                                                      

 Fnn=HELP  Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages  Fnn=Chg Tsk Id 

                                                                      

 

 

Note that only entries which you are authorized to use will appear on your menu. The Current Task ID is only displayed   if Task Tracking is active.

The menu that controls access to the housekeeping facilities within LANSA is the Housekeeping Menu:

 

 pppHKPMENU           Housekeeping Menu       Current Task ID XXXXXXXX 

                                                                      

 Enter number of function or place cursor on same line and press Enter

                                                                      

 __ 1. Review access to objects defined within LANSA                  

    2. Review user access to LANSA system                             

    3. Submit job to reorg LANSA internal data base                   

    4. Change partition being worked with                             

    5. Create or change system partition definitions                  

    6. Work with partition multilingual attributes                    

    7. Use the file maintenance utility                               

    8. Work with list of objects to be exported                       

    9. Import objects into this partition                             

   10. Work with Application Template definitions                     

   11. Use the dictionary conversion utility (if installed)           

   12. Create, review or run an online presentation                   

   13. Work with multilingual development textual data                

   14. Work with tasks                                                

                                                                      

 Fnn=HELP  Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages  Fnn=Chg Tsk Id

                                                                      

 

 

Note that only entries which you are authorized to use will appear on your menu. The Current Task ID is only displayed   if Task Tracking is active.