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4.25.2 Action Bar Control Table Maintenance

If you are not working in a multilingual environment, ignore this language selection panel and proceed to details of the next screen panel.

If you are working in a multilingual environment, then the initial screen that will appear after choosing to review or change the action bar control table will look like this:

 

 DC@P302101             Action Bar Definition Table                    

                                                                       

 Choose from the list below the language to be worked with ....        

                                                                       

       Select   Language  Description                                  

                 XXXX     XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX     

                 XXXX     XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX     

                 XXXX     XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX     

                 XXXX     XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX     

                                                                       

                                                                       

 Fnn=Help  Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages                          

 

 

Use the "/" symbol to select the language that the action bar control table is to be displayed/changed in, then press enter.

Textual changes made to the action bar control table will only effect the selected language.

Structural changes made to the action bar control table (like removing options, changing accelerator keys, etc) will effect all languages.

After the desired language has been selected (if required), a screen similar to the following example will result:

 

 DC@P302101             Action Bar Definition Table         

 

 Process : XXXXXXXXX  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX ( XXXX  )  

 

 A/Bar Keyword: File        Sequence:  1  AB$OPT Code    : FIL         

 

 P/D : No Description           AK PD$OPT IA Associated with ....      

 

       1. Open                       OPN   Y   1 Function/Employee     

       2. Close                      CLS   N   1 Function/Employee     

       3  New                        CRT   N   1 Function/Employee     

       4. Select Employee       16   SEL   N   1 Function/Employee     

       5. ____________________  __   ___   _  __                       

       6. ____________________  __   ___   _  __                       

       7. ____________________  __   ___   _  __                       

       8. ____________________  __   ___   _  __                       

       9. ____________________  __   ___   _  __                       

 

 Allowable associations are ..............................       

     1 - Function/Employee                                             

     2 - Function/Action Bar Tester                                    

     3 - Function/Department Change                                    

     4 - Attached Process/Personnel Main System Menu                   

     5 - Special Entry/Operator Messages                               

     6 - Special Entry/Personal Messages                               

 

 Fnn=Help  Fnn=Exit  Fnn=Cancel  Fnn=Messages  Fnn=Change  

 

 

From the Action Bar Definition Table screen it is possible to:

Input Options

The following input options apply to changing the action bar control table.

Upper Half of the Screen Panel

The upper half of the screen panel defines each of the 18 possible action bar choices and their associated pull down options.

Use the scroll keys, with the cursor positioned in the upper half of the screen panel, to scroll backwards and forwards through the 18 possible action bar choices.

Lower Half of the Screen Panel

The lower half of the screen panel lists all the things that are associated with the current process, and that may be eligible for invocation by the selection of a pull down choice.

Things that may appear in this list include:

Use the scroll keys, with the cursor positioned in the lower half of the screen panel, to scroll backwards and forwards through this list of allowable associations.

A/Bar Keyword

Specifies the text that is to appear in the action bar to identify this action bar choice:

Sequence

Specifies the sequence that this keyword is to appear in the action bar:

AB$OPT Code

AB$OPT is a field defined in the LANSA data dictionary:

P/D

The list of 9 options (numbered 1 through 9) define the 9 possible pull down choices that can be associated with the action bar choice that is on display:

No

Specifies the number associated with the pull down choice. It cannot be typed over. To reorder choices in a pull down you must type over the details. Deleted choices cause following choices to move up so that all choices are always numbered consecutively.

Description

Specifies the text that is to appear in the pull down to identify this pull down choice:

AK(Accelerator Key)

Specifies the accelerator key that is to be associated with this pull down choice:

Pd$Opt

PD$OPT is a field defined in the LANSA data dictionary:

IA (Initial Availability)

Specifies whether or not this pull down choice is to be made available on the initial invocation of the action bar:

Associated With ....

Specifies which function/process/special entry from the list on the lower half of the screen is to be invoked when this pull down choice is selected:

Allowable Associations Are ....

Displays the list of functions/processes/special entries that may be invoked by selection of a pull down choice: