4.15.6 Function Keys Available When Using Formatted Prompt

As already mentioned the formatted command prompting facility of LANSA uses a standard feature of the IBM i operating system.

When a command is being displayed in a formatted prompt it is under the control of a program provided by IBM and thus has different function key assignments. These are:



Description / Use


End/cancel command prompt. If used command prompting is canceled and the command remains unchanged by the prompt. A message is issued to indicate the command was canceled.


Display previous prompt screen. Where a command prompt uses multiple screens use this function key to re-display the previous screen.


Prompting is complete. Use this function key when the desired changes have been made and there is not need to display any following prompt screen.


Revert to default values/Refresh Use this function key to cause all parameters specified for a command to revert to their default values.