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Power-On-Reset Capability Added to EHLLAPI Send Keystroke Function

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000101993D
Original Publication Date: 1990-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-17
Document File: 1 page(s) / 37K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Covey, E: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Disclosed is an expansion to the Emulation High Level Language Application Programming Interface (EHLLAPI) product to allow an application to request a power-on-reset sequence for 3270 Distributed Function Terminal (DFT) sessions.

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Power-On-Reset Capability Added to EHLLAPI Send Keystroke Function

       Disclosed is an expansion to the Emulation High Level
Language Application Programming Interface (EHLLAPI) product to allow
an application to request a power-on-reset sequence for 3270
Distributed Function Terminal (DFT) sessions.

      The Emulator High Level Language Programming Interface is an
IBM product that enables interaction with 3270 and 5250-type
emulation sessions running under the OS/2 Extended Edition 1.3
Communications Manager. An EHLLAPI application program acts as a
programmed operator (a program that performs and monitors activities
in a workstation that are usually done by a human). Examples of this
are:
      1. Automation of repetitive tasks
      2. Consolidation of several complicated tasks into a
         single simple task.
      3. Simplification of existing host application
         interfaces.
      4. The monitoring of response time and availability.
      5. Automation of console operations.
      6. Transfer of data between the host and PC.

      In prior releases of EHLLAPI no capability existed to allow an
application to request a power-on-reset sequence for 3270 emulation
sessions. This capability has been added to EHLLAPI in OS/2 EE 1.3 by
adding a new mnemonic to the SendKey (3) function. When this mnemonic
is requested as part on a SendKey (3) datastring being sent to a 3270
DFT emulation session, a power-...