Important Observations

  • An HTML page is created for every REQUEST and DISPLAY statement in a function.
  • The order of the REQUEST and DISPLAY statements determines the document number.
  • Versions of HTML pages can be created when a document is saved. This feature is controlled by the Web Function Editor options.
  • New versions of the HTML pages are created when a function is compiled. This feature is enabled with the LANSA Web Administrator.
  • The current version of an HTML document is always Version 0.
  • You can only save your changes to an HTML document as Version 0.
  • Tips & Techniques

  • If you do not wish to use the automated archive and backup features, you can backup your HTML by using the Save As option. You can manually save your documents using different document names.
  • You can control the archiving and backup of the HTML pages from the Web Function Editor options and from the LANSA Web Administrator set up.
  • For an example of how to protect custom changes to your HTML, refer to WEB009 - Web Page Substitution (Optional - Advanced).
  • What I Should Know

  • How to use the basic features of the Web Function Editor to view HTML pages.
  • How to identify the LANSA generated HTML pages.
  • How the Web Function Editor uses versions.
  • When versions of HTML pages are created.
  • Other Tutorials

    You are now ready to complete WEB005 - LANSA Process Pages.