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Handle Parameter From Query Manager

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000101443D
Original Publication Date: 1990-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-16
Document File: 1 page(s) / 36K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Payne, ME: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

Disclosed is a process by which a user of the OS/2* Extended Edition Query Manager Callable Programming Interface can manipulate the Query Manager screen display sequence.

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Handle Parameter From Query Manager

       Disclosed is a process by which a user of the OS/2*
Extended Edition Query Manager Callable Programming Interface can
manipulate the Query Manager screen display sequence.

      OS/2 Extended Edition Query Manager Callable Programming
Interface allows users to interact with Query Manager through an
application program.  A program can pass Query Manager a Presentation
Manager window handle that Query Manager will use as the window to
switch to when Query Manager user interaction completes.

      Since Query Manager Callable Programming Interface allows a
single application to control multiple Query Manager sessions, an
application should also have the ability to switch to a Query Manager
screen.  The solution to this deficiency is to provide the Query
Manager Window Handle as a variable available to the application.
Using the Query Manager window handle, an application can cause a
switch from one Query Manager session to another.

      As an example, one can consider an application that is running
two Query Manager sessions.  The application can use the window
handle from the first Query Manager session as the window to return
to for the second Query Manager session.  In this way, if the second
session user interaction completes before the first, the user will
automatically be switched to the first Query Manager session screen.
(Note:  The application can also use the Query Manager window handle
from the sec...